Safety Information on Proventil HFA
The dose of Proventil HFA your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- Whether you use the medication to treat or prevent asthma attacks
- The severity of your asthma or other respiratory problems
- Other medications you may be taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Proventil HFA Dosage for more information.)
As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Proventil HFA. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Proventil HFA include but are not limited to:
- Upper respiratory tract infections (such as the common cold)
- Irritated or runny nose
- Shakiness (tremor)
- Fast heart rate (tachycardia)
(Click Proventil HFA Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.)
Proventil HFA can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Proventil HFA Drug Interactions for more information).