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Adrenergic bronchodilator overdose
Adrenergic bronchodilators are inhaled medicines that help open up the air passages. They are used to treat asthma and chronic bronchitis. Adrenergic bronchodilator overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of this medication. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.

Poisonous Ingredient
Albuterol Bitolterol Ephedrine Epinephrine Isoetharine Isoproterenol Metaproterenol Pirbuterol Racepinephrine Ritodrine Terbutaline Note: This list may not be all-inclusive.

Where Found
Albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin) Bitolterol (Tornalate) Ephedrine (Ephed II) Epinephrine (Adrenalin, AsthmaHaler, Bronitin Mist, Bronkaid Mist, Medihaler-Epi, Primatene Mist, EpiPen Auto-Injector, Sus-Phrine, Twinject) Ethylnorepinephrine (Bronkephrine) Isoetharine (Arm-a-Med Isoetharine, Bronkometer, Bronkosol, Dey-Dose Isoetharine, Dispos-a-Med Isoetharine, Dey-Lute Isoetharine) Isoproterenol (Aerolone, Dey-Dose Isoproterenol, Dispos-a-Med Isoproterenol, Isuprel, Medihaler-Iso, Norisodrine Aerotrol, Vapo-Iso) Metaproterenol (Alupent, Arm-a-Med Metaproterenol, Dey-Dose Metaproterenol, Dey-Lute Metaproterenol, Metaprel) Pirbuterol (Maxair) Racepinephrine (AsthmaNefrin, Dey-Dose Racepinephrine, Vaponefrin) Terbutaline (Breathaire, Brethine, Bricanyl) Note: This list may not be all-inclusive.

Symptoms
Airways and lungs

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