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Albuterol is a synthetic sympathomimetic that is selective for beta 2 adrenergic receptors.
- 1. Activates the beta-2 adrenergic receptors to relax bronchial smooth muscles.
- 2. Bronchodilation, relieves bronchospasms, and reduces airway resistance
- Albuterol is indicated for the treatment of bronchospasms associated with:
- 1. Asthma
- 2. COPD
- 3. Allergic reactions
- 4. Toxic inhalation
- 1. Tachycardia
- 2. Hypertension
- 3. Dizziness
- 4. Tremors
- 5. Headache
- 6. Arrhythmias
Adult dose Nebulizer: 2.5 mg albuterol in 2-3mL of NS Metered-dose inhaler: 90 micrograms
- Pediatric dose Nebulizer:0.15mg/kg in 2-3mL of
- NS May repeat as needed
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