Discontinue use if hypersensitivity reactions & paradoxical bronchospasm occurs. Not to be used for acute asthma & bronchospasm episodes. CV disorders (CAD, acute MI, cardiac arrhythmias, HTN), convulsive disorders or thyrotoxicosis, unusually responsive to β2
-adrenergic agonists; unstable ischaemic heart disease, history of MI w/in last 12 mth, NYHA class III/IV left ventricular failure, arrhythmia, uncontrolled HTN, cerebrovascular disease; known or suspected QT interval prolongation or patients treated w/ medicinal products affecting QT interval; hypokalaemia; hyperglycaemia, type I or uncontrolled type II DM; pulmonary TB, chronic or untreated infections. Systemic effects eg, Cushing's syndrome, Cushingoid features, adrenal suppression, growth retardation in childn & adolescents, decreased bone mineral density, cataracts, glaucoma, psychological or behavioural effects; visual disturbance. Rinse mouth or gargle w/ water w/o swallowing to reduce risk of oropharyngeal Candida infection. Avoid abrupt w/drawal. High-dose & prolonged use. Not to be used in galactose intolerance, total lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Severe hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <12 yr.