Archive for the ‘Intravenous Albuterol’ Category

In this report, we describe an asthmatic child who had marked variations in theophylline clearance, in association with co-administration of isoproterenol and albuterol. The T/cl values measured in our patient at times when no sympathomimetics were delivered resembled those previously reported in children of this age. It has been shown that intravenous infusion of isoproterenol […]

Theophylline has a relatively low therapeutic index, ie, a narrow therapeutic-toxic serum concentration range, and since both its bronchodilatory efficacy and toxicity are related to its serum concentrations, it is important to recognize factors which might influence theophylline levels. Drug interaction has been reported between theophylline and erythromycin, cimetidine, phenobarbital, propranolol, isoproterenol, and terbutaline. Both […]