Data are limited on the impact of cost-sharing on acute medications such as rescue medications for asthma like albuterol
, for which patients or parents may have different price elasticities (i.
After excluding the patients who needed emergent and negative bronchoscopies, the remaining clinically stable 84 patients were compared for the effects of preoperative administration of nebulized albuterol
and budesonide combination on bronchoscopy complications.
With the side chain (tail) anchored in the exosite, the active saligenin head binds to and activates the [beta] receptor at the same location as albuterol
A 2014 study established that continuous albuterol
can be initiated safely in the nonintensive pediatric care setting, but not all hospitals have followed suit (Pediatrics 2014;134:e976-82).
Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals' new drug application for albuterol
multi-dose dry-powder inhaler, an investigational breath-actuated dry-powder inhaler to treat or prevent bronchospasm in patients 12 years of age and older with reversible obstructive airway disease, has been accepted for review by the US Food and Drug Administration, it was reported yesterday.
With respect to previously published studies, an increased risk for congenital anomalies in general or orofacial clefts in particular, has not been suggested for albuterol
The product, marketed as Combivent Respimat inhalation spray, does not contain chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and "is a suitable alternative for patients who are currently using Combivent (ipratropium bromide and albuterol
sulfate) inhalation aerosol," according to the statement, issued by the Division of Drug Information (DDI) in the FDA's Center for Drugs, Evaluation and Research (CDER).
relaxes the smooth muscle cells in the bronchioles, dilating the air passages to the lungs and making breathing easier.
Half of those who used the albuterol
reported feeling better.
Those who got albuterol
reported a 50 per cent improvement in symptoms.
sulfate-commonly used to treat bronchospasm, a constriction of the airways within the lungs as often occurs in asthma-may decrease interleukin-12 levels, the authors note.
The observation that a high fat meal changes the asthmatic response to albuterol
was unexpected as we hadn't considered the possibility that this would occur.