Albuterol Teaching 2065

SN instructed patient / caregiver on albuterol. SN explained that albuterol is a bronchodilator indicated in COPD for opening of the airways and decrease shortness of breath. SN explained that side effects include: nervousness, restlessness, tremor, chest pain, palpitations, headache, insomnia. SN instructed to notify physician immediately if shortness of breath is not relieved or is accompanied by diaphoresis, dizziness, palpitations, or chest pain.