Albuteral

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Albuteral
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2013-06-16 11:58:46
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Albuteral Proventil Salbutamol Ventolin Sympathomimetic B2 selective Paramedic drug study
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  1. Albuteral

    Names / Class
    • Proventil
    • Salbutamol
    • Ventolin

    Sympathomimetic - B2 selective
  2. Albuteral / Proventil / Ventolin

    Mechanism of Action
    B2 agonist - causes Bronchodilation
  3. Albuteral / Proventil / Ventolin

    Onset of Action
    Peak Effect
    Duration
    Half-Life
    • 5 - 15 minutes
    • 1 - 1.5 hours
    • 3 - 6 hours
    • <3 hours
  4. Albuteral / Proventil / Ventolin

    Indications
    • Asthma
    • Reversible bronchospasm assoc with COPD
  5. Albuteral / Proventil / Ventolin

    Contraindications
    • Known hypersensitivity to the medication
    • Symptomatic tachycardia
  6. Albuteral / Proventil / Ventolin

    Precautions
    • Monitor BP, HR, EKG
    • Caution in Pts with heart disease or HTN
    • Monitor LS prior to admin & after
  7. Albuteral / Proventil / Ventolin

    Side Effects
    • Palpitations
    • Anxiety
    • HA
    • Dizziness
    • Sweating
    • Nervousness
    • Tremor
    • HTN
    • Arrhythmias
    • CP
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
  8. Albuteral / Proventil / Ventolin

    Adult Dose
    MDI: 1 or 2 sprays (90 mcg ea)

    Small Volume Neb: 0.5 mL (2.5 - 5.0 mg) in 2.5 mL NS over 5 - 15 minutes

    Rotohaler:  (1) 200 mg Rotocap placed in inhaler and breathed by Pt
  9. Albuteral / Proventil / Ventolin

    Pedi Dose
    <1 yr: 0.05 - 0.15 mg/kg/dose every 4 - 6 hrs

    1 - 5 yrs: 1.25 - 2.5 mg/dose every 4 - 6 hrs

    5 - 12 yrs: 2.5 mg/dose every 4 - 6 hrs

    >12 yrs: 2.5 - 5.0 mg/dose every 4 - 6 hrs
  10. Albuteral / Proventil / Ventolin

    Max Dose
    5 mg ?
  11. Albuteral / Proventil / Ventolin

    Routes / How Supplied
    Inhalation

    Unknown

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