Ortho-Preferred

TERBUTALINE


- Discussion: 
- for bronchial Asthma and reversible bronchospasm
- contraindicated w/ diabetes, HTN, hyperthyroidism, cardiac dz, 
- Adult Dosing: 
- 2.5 - 5 mg PO qid or 0.25mg SQ; 
- may repeat once in15-30 min; 
- maximum: 5mg in 4 hr; 
- metered dose inhaler: q4-6hr; metereddose inhaler= 200mg/dose; 
Peds: 
- Peds <12: 0.05-0.15 mg/kg/dose PO tid; max of 5 mg/24hr




Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Monday, December 19, 2011 1:05 pm