Respiratory Drugs Dosing
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Available dose and dosing frequency of QVAR HFA?

Available dose and dosing frequency of Pulmicort (DPI)?

Available dose and dosing frequency of Pulmicort Respules?

Available dose and dosing frequency of Flovent HFA?

Available dose and dosing frequency of Flovent Diskus?

Available dose and dosing frequency of Asmanex?

Available dose and dosing frequency of Alvesco?

What are the 4 types of Singulair strengths and formulations available, frequency, and for which age groups?
 10mg tab for >15yo
 5mg chew tab for 614yo
 4mg chew tab for 25yo
 4mg granules for 14yo
 ALL qd

What is the IV dosing of Theophylline in smokers and nonsmokers?
 Smokers: 0.7mg/kg/hr IV
 Nonsmokers: 0.4mg/kg/hr IV

What is the PO dosing of Theophylline ER? When should the doses be decreased (2)?
 10mg/kg/day divided doses q812h
 Decrease by 50% in hepatically impaired, and in infants <3mos and neonates

What is the general dosing of Xolair for asthma?
 150375mg SC q2 or q4wks
 Dosing based on IgE and body weight

What is the dosing for children <6yo for Albuterol tab IR?
 Initially 0.1mg/kg po q8h (NMT 8mg/d)
 If inadequate response, increase to 0.2mg/kg q8h (NMT 12mg/d)

What is the prednisone burst therapy dosing for ADULTS?
4080mg PO in 12 divided doses for 310 days

What is the prednisone burst therapy dosing for CHILDREN? What are the max doses for children <4yo and those 512yo?
 12mg/kg PO in 2 divided doses for 310 days
 <4yo: Up to 30mg/day
 512yo: Up to 60mg/day

What is the dosing and max dosage of Atrovent for asthma?
 2 puffs QID (17mcg/actuation)
 Max dose: 12 puffs/day

What is the dosing and max dosage of Atrovent for asthma (nebulizer)?
 0.2% nebulizer solutions
 TIDQID

What is the dosing and max dosage of Atrovent for allergies?
 2 sprays in each nostril 23x/d (42mcg/spray)
 Max: 204mcg/d

What is the dosing frequency of Flonase/Veramyst?
12 sprays in each nostril QD

What is the dosing frequency of Nasonex?
2 sprays in each nostril QD

What is the dosing frequency of Rhinocort Aqua?
12 sprays in each nostril BID or 4 sprays in each nostril qAM

What is the dosing frequency of Nasacort AQ and generic name?
 Triamcinolone
 2 sprays in each nostril QD

What is the dosing frequency of Nasarel and generic name?
 Flunisolide
 2 sprays in each nostril BID

What is the dosing frequency of Beconase AQ and generic name?
 Beclomethasone
 12 sprays in each nostril BID

What is the dosing frequency of Omnaris and generic name?
 Ciclesonide
 2 sprays in each nostril QD

What is the dosing frequency of of Astelin?
2 sprays in each nostril BID