[Sympathicomimetics and development of tolerance (author's transl)].

  • Kelly Mayer
  • Published 1981 in Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift


The development of tolerance to sympathicomimetics caused by continuous application was investigated as well in patients as in normal subjects. In 70 non-selected patients with obstructive airway disease the decrease of airway resistance was examined after inhaling 2 puffs of salbutamol. Patients showing a reduction of airway resistance less than 20% were… (More)