Albuterol,Proventil, Ventolin

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Malvarez
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127979
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Albuterol,Proventil, Ventolin
Updated:
2012-01-15 16:23:11
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Albuterol Proventil Ventolin
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Description:
Type of drug; Adrenergic b-2 agonist, sympathomimetic, bronchodilator
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  1. Mechanism of Action;
    Dilates bronchial smooth muscle, selectively stimulates B-2 adrenergic receptors of bronchial smooth muscle and lungs.
  2. Indications;
    asthma, acute bronchospasm assoc. with COPD, bronchiectasis or other reversible airway obstruction
  3. Contraindications & Precautions;
    • Contraindications; hypersensitivity to this drug and peanuts, tachydysrhythmias
    • Precautions; cardiac disorders, hypertension
  4. Route and Dosage;
    nebulized inhaler; 2.5 mg tid-qid (in 2.5 ml NS ‘fish’)
  5. Adverse reactions and side effects;
    paradoxic bronchospasm, tremors, anxiety, palpitations, tachycardia, hypertension

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