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There may be an increased risk of having abnormal heart rhythm in patients who are using the new long acting bronchodilator called Salmeterol (Serevent), Formoterol (Foradil), or Arformoterol (Brovana). Similar risk is also seen with Atrovent (ipratropium). This does not seem to be the case with short acting bronchodilators. Do not stop any of your asthma medications before checking with your doctor first. Chest