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Levalbuterol versuss levalbuterol plus ipratropium in the treatment of severe acute asthma.

Authors
  • Cydulka, Rita K
  • Emerman, Charles L
  • Muni, Anthony
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Asthma
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2010
Volume
47
Issue
10
Pages
1094–1100
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/02770903.2010.517337
PMID: 20923385
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We were unable to demonstrate superiority of adding ipratropium to levalbuterol in alleviating obstruction as measured by FEV₁ or in decreasing the need for hospitalization among adult patients presenting to the ED with acute severe asthma exacerbation.

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