Arformoterol Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor for regular check ups. Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not get better. This medicine may increase the possibility of dying from breathing problems. If your symptoms get worse or if you need your short-acting inhalers more often, call your doctor right away. Do not use this medicine more than every 12 hours. NEVER use this medicine for an acute bronchospasm.
If you are going to have surgery tell your doctor or health care professional that you are using this medicine.
Common and Rare Side Effects
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
difficult or labored breathing
general feeling of discomfort or illness
loss of appetite
muscle aches and pains
pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
rapid weight gain
shortness of breath
stuffy or runny nose
tightness of the chest
tingling of the hands or feet
trouble with sleeping
unusual tiredness or weakness
unusual weight gain or loss
Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:
Symptoms of overdose
Arm, back, or jaw pain
chest tightness or heaviness
dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
muscle pain or cramps
no blood pressure or pulse
numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
pounding in the ears
rapid, deep breathing
stopping of the heart
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.