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Who Should Not Take Metaproterenol?

You should not take metaproterenol if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Alupent, metaproterenol sulfate, or any of the inactive components used to make metaproterenol. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients used to make metaproterenol.
     
  • Have an arrhythmia that causes a very fast heart rate (tachycardia).
     

A Summary of Precautions and Warnings With Metaproterenol

There are several situations in which metaproterenol should not be taken, as well as a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the precautions and warnings with metaproterenol were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the metaproterenol warnings or precautions that may apply to you.
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