Severity scale:
This toxin is considered to be a moderate risk. However, your pet's medical history, age, weight, and breed could put him/her at higher risk. It is advised that you contact whiskerDocs or your primary veterinarian for further guidance about any steps you may need to take to ensure your pet's safety. If you choose to, you may monitor your pet closely, but the onset or worsening of any of the below symptoms warrants a trip to the emergency room.
Albuterol, which is classified as a bronchodilator, is used to treat or prevent bronchospasms in people with asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung diseases. While it may be used by the occasional veterinarian in a clinic setting, please don't give this medication to your pet at home without specific instructions, and keep all inhalers and nebulizing solutions out of reach of your pets. These drugs are known to cause high blood pressure, heart arrhythmias, palpatations, and other potentially life-threatening situations.
Other names: 
asthma inhalers and breathing treatents such as Advair, Ventolin, ProAir HFA, Proventil, Salbutamol, AccuNeb, Volmax, VoSpire, ReliOn, Apo-Salvent, Salbutamol Respirator Solution
Toxic to: 
Dogs and Cats
Arrhythmia, hypertension, fever, vomiting, mydriasis, central nervous system over-stimulation, hypokalemia.
whiskerDocs' content is for informational purposes only. Read our Terms.