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My daughter 5yrs was just given a ventolin inhaler, GP

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My daughter 5yrs was just given a ventolin inhaler, GP doesn't think she has asthma just a cough but she's had it a few weeks thinks it may be allergies she has an innocent murmur is she ok taking the inhaler with this as reading the booklet that came with the inhaler says do not take with heart problems-irregular or fast heartbeat? Thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr S.A.Alam replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question, i am a cardiologist and can help you with your question, if this is innocent murmur then she is not at risk of fast heart rate leading to complications with ventolin. Thank you.