A patient in severe respiratory distress is prescribed continuous albuterol nebulizers. Which of the following side effects should the nurse expect?


•Side effects of albuterol are related to stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system and include tachycardia, palpitations, tremors, dizziness, anxiety, headache, and dry mouth.

•High doses can cause hypokalemia.

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