Asthma

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Asthma
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2012-10-10 14:23:09
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Asthma
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  1. Drugs that trigger asthma
    • ASA
    • NSAIDs
    • Sulfites
    • β-blocker
  2. Excercise induced brochiospasms (EIB) recommended agents
    • Short acting B2 agonist (SABA) DOC
    • Leukotriene receptor antagonist
    • Mast cell stabilizer
  3. How to take meds for excercise (EIB)
    • SABA=right before, lasts 2-3hrs
    • Montelukast=2hrs before, lasts 24hrs (only works for 50% of pts
    • LABA:**
    • Formoterol=15 mins before
    • Salmeterol=30 mins before


    **Do not use LABA as monotherapy in asthma
  4. Agents used for asthma in pregnancy
    • Albuterol (SABA)
    • Budesonid (inhaled corticosteroid)
  5. SABA agents list
    • Epinephrine (Pimatene Mist) do not use
    • Metaproterenol (Alupent) do not use
    • Albuterol (Ventolin, Proventil, ProAir, AccuNeb)
    • Levalbuterol (xopenex)
    • Pirbuteral (Maxair Autohaler)
  6. Ventolin HFA
    • Albuterol
    • 1-2 inhalations Q4-6H (MDI)
    • 2.5mg Q4-8H (NEB)
    • 2-4mg Q4-6H (PO)
    • others
  7. Proventil HFA
    • Albuterol
    • 1-2 inhalations Q4-6H (MDI)
    • 2.5mg Q4-8H (NEB)
    • 2-4mg Q4-6H (PO)
    • others
  8. ProAir HFA
    • Albuterol
    • 1-2 inhalations Q4-6H (MDI)
    • 2.5mg Q4-8H (NEB)
    • 2-4mg Q4-6H (PO)
    • others
  9. AccuNeb
    • Albuterol
    • 1-2 inhalations Q4-6H (MDI)
    • 2.5mg Q4-8H (NEB)
    • 2-4mg Q4-6H (PO)
    • others
  10. Xopenex (HFA)
    • Levabulterol
    • 1-2 inhalations Q4-6H (MDI)
    • 0.63mg or 1.25mg Q6-8H (NEB)
  11. Maxair Autohaler
    • Pirbuterol
    • 1-2 inhaltation

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