albuterol

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albuterol
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2010-10-01 01:31:51
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  1. what is the nebulizer treatment dose for peds. of albuterol
    2.5 mg (0.5 ml of the 0.083% solution) added to 2 ml of ns over 10-15 min. may repeat every 20 min. up to three times
  2. what is the dose of albuterol for an adult with an MDI?
    1-2 inhalations (90-180mcg) 5 min between inhalations
  3. what is the dosage for an adult albuterol nebulizer treatment?
    2.5mg(0.5ml of the 0.5% solution) added to 2 ml of ns over 10-15 min. may repeat every 20 min. up to three times
  4. how is albuterol supplied?
    • 1. solution for aerosolization: 0.5% (5mg/ml)
    • 2. metered dose inhaler: 90mcg/metered spray (17g canister with 200 inhalations)
    • 3. syrup: 2mg/5ml
  5. what are the side effects of albuterol?
    • 1. restlessness
    • 2. palpitations
    • 3. tachycardia
    • 4. peripheral vasodialation
    • 5. hyperglycemia
  6. what are the contraindications of albuterol?
    • 1. known prior hypersensitivity
    • 2. tachycardia arrhythmias, especially those caused by digitalis
    • 3. synergistic with other sympathomimetics
  7. what are the indications for use of albuterol?
    • 1. treatment of bronchospasm in patients with reversilbe obstructive airway disease(copd/asthma)
    • 2. prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm
  8. what class of drug is albuterol?
    sypathomimetic, broncodilator

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