Aug 1, 1976

Effects of oral salbutamol and pirbuterol on FEV1, heart rate and blood pressure in asthmatics

British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
R F WilleyS J Pocock

Abstract

In a double-blind trial the effects on ventilatory function (FEV1), heart rate and blood pressure of oral pirbuterol and oral salbutamol in various single doses were studied in ten patients with chronic asthma. Pirbuterol (15 mg) and salbutamol (4 mg) produced equal peak levels of bronchodilatation. There was no significant difference in the mean rise in heart rates caused by the two drugs, and no other significant side-effects were noted.

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Pirbuterol sulfate
Sultanol
Diastolic Blood Pressure
Broncholytic Effect
Etiology
Asthma
Ethanolamines
Blood Pressure
Forced Expiratory Volume Function
Albuterol

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