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salmeterol (Serevent Diskus) dosage prevention and maintenance treatment of asthma

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salmeterol (Serevent Diskus) dosage prevent exercise induced bronchospasm

 

 

1 inhalation 30 minutes before exercise

3

bitolterol (Tornalate) dosage to prevent bronchospasm

2 inhalations every 8 hours

4

formoterol (Foradil) dosage to prevent exercised induced asthma

inhale 1 capsule at least 15 minutes prior to exercise

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albuterol dosage (Ventolin, Proventil)

Oral: 2-4 mg, 3-4 times a day

MDI: 2 IH q4-6h OR 2 IH 15min before exercise

Used in children as young as 2

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metaproterenol dosage (Alupent)

MDI: 2-3 inhalation every 3-4 hours not to exceed 12 inhalations per day Age 6 and up

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pirbuterol dosage (Maxair)

MDI: 1-2 IH q6h OR 1-2 IH 15 min before exercise

age 12 and up

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terbutaline dosage (Brethine)

Oral: 2.5 mg - 5mg q6h IH: 2 IH q4-6h SC: 250mcg -

may repeat in 15-30 min

9

levalbuterol (Xopenex)

dosage

0.63-1.25 mcg via NEB q6-8h

10

ipratropium (Atrovent) dosage

acute treatment

4-8 puffs prn

11

ipratropium (Atrovent) dosage

maintenance

2-3 puffs q6h

12

tiotropium (Spiriva) dosage

COPD

1 capsule (2 IH) once daily

13

beclomethasone (QVAR)

dosage

asthma in children

2 IH TID-QID

not to exceed 10/day

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beclomethasone (QVAR)

asthma in adults

2 IH, TID-QID

not to exceed 20/day

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budesonide (Pulmicort) dosage

adults

12 IH BID

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budesonide (Pulmicort) dosage

children

12 months-8yr

respules dose form 0.25mg/dat (single dose)

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flunisolide (AeroBid) dosage

adults

MDI: 2 IH BID

18

flunisolide (AeroBid) dosage

children

MDI: 2IH BID if older than 4

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fluticasone (Flovent) dosage

adults

dry powder inhaler 100 mcg BID

20

fluticasone (Flovent) dosage

children

dry powder inhaler 50mcg BID

ages 4-11

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mometasone (Asmanex) dosage

adult

dry powder inhaler 220mcg

1 IH qd

22

mometasone (Asmanex) dosage

children

dry powder inhaler 220mcg

1 IH daily if older than 12

23

triamcinolone (Azmacort) dosage

adult

MDI: 2 IH TID-BID

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triamcinolone (Azmacort) dosage

children

MDI: 1-2 IH TID-QID 

6-12 years old

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1 spray/nostril