Albuterol

Overview

Categories

  • 25 Drugs acting on the respiratory tract

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Albuterol's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

2.5 to 5 mg3.8 (3.75)6 hourlyInhalationTo be used with nebuliser or respirator
100 to 200 mcg150 (150)6 hourlyInhalationFrequency may be increased to 6 times if needed.
2 to 4 mg3 (3)8 hourlyPOFrequency may be increased to 4 times if needed.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

0.25 mg/kg0.25 (0.25)6 hourlyInhalationRecommended via Nebulization
0.1 to 0.2 mg/kg0.15 (0.15)8 hourlyOral-

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

0.156 mg/kg0.16 (0.156)6 hourlyInhalationVia nebulizer
0.125 mg/kg0.12 (0.125)8 hourlyOral

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Albuterol

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