From Hatyai, Songkhla, Thailand:
How can Ventolin cause hyperglycemia? What can we do to solve this problem?
Ventolin, or albuterol, is a drug used for asthma and opens the airways(bronchodilator). If you have asthma, it can be important for breathing.
It is in the same class as adrenalin (epinephrine), which causes your heart to beat fast and raises glucose. It's a simple drug action, and it does raise glucose.
Original posting 14 Sep 2000
Posted to Other Medications
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:12
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