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    Albuterol Aerosol

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Albuterol Aerosol to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    FDB Only When Necessary: POORLY CONTROLLED ASTHMA IN PREGNANT PTS ASSOC W/PREECLAMPSIA & LOW BIRTH WT

    Nursing:

    Precaution: OBSERVE FOR TREMORS & EXCITEMENT ESPECIALLY WITH ORAL USE.

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Use caution in severe cardiovascular diseases, particularly coronary insufficiency, since beta-agonists increase heart rate and blood pressure. Endocrine-Use caution in poorly controlled hyperthyroidism or diabetes.

    Giving albuterol Aerosol to a child under 12:

    management or monitoring precaution: Efficacy not established with HFA dose form age < 4 years per manufacturer.

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