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Pharm Saba 2

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SABAS ARE: Pirbuterol, Epinephrine, Terbutaline, Metaproterenol, Racemic Epinephrine, Albuterol, Levalbuterol
PIRBUTEROL side effects Tachycardia, Arrhythmias, Hypertension, Headache, Nausea, Nervousness, Restlessness, Tremors more B1 increases liklihood of reaction and side effects.
PIRBUTEROL precautions Tachycardia, Pre-existing Cardiac disease, Acute MI (More B1 increases risks)
PIRBUTEROL contraindications Hypersensitivity
PIRBUTEROL indications Bronchospasm
PIRBUTEROL dosage 1-2 puffs Q4-6 hrs. No more than 12/day
PIRBUTEROL route of administration MDI
PIRBUTEROL duration 6-8 hours
PIRBUTEROL peak 1 hour
PIRBUTEROL mechanism of action Strong B2, mild B1, no a
PIRBUTEROL trade name Maxair
PIRBUTEROL class Sympathomimetic
SIDE EFFECTS metaproterenol Tachycardia, Arrhythmias, Hypertension, Headache, Nausea, Nervousness, Restlessness, Tremors. More B1 increases liklihood of reaction and side effects
B1 increases certain side effects in SABA. Just remember what happened to us in HPS - HEART symptoms!!!
PRECAUTIONS metaproterenol Tachycardia, Pre-existing cardiac disease, acute MI (more B1 increases risks)
CONTRAINDICATIONS metaproterenol Hypersensitivity
INDICATIONS metaproterenol Bronchospasm
DOSAGE metaproterenol NEB = 0.1 to 0.3 cc Q 3-4 hrs. MDI = 2-3 puffs Q 3-4 hrs.
DURATION metaproterenol up to 5 hours!
PEAK metaproterenol 1 hour
ONSET metaproterenol RAPID
MECHANISM OF ACTION metaproterenol moderate B2, mild B1, no a
CLASS metaproterenol sympathomimetic
SABA are: (contraindications) Hypersensitive! (they sobalot)
Created by: Mwatton1