A comparison of levalbuterol with racemic albuterol in the treatment of acute severe asthma exacerbations in adults.

@article{Nowak2006ACO,
  title={A comparison of levalbuterol with racemic albuterol in the treatment of acute severe asthma exacerbations in adults.},
  author={Richard Michael Nowak and Charles E Emerman and John P. Hanrahan and Merdad V Parsey and Nicola Alexander Hanania and Raymond Claus and Kendyl Schaefer and Rudolf A. Baumgartner},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={259-67}
}
UNLABELLED This multicenter, randomized, double-blind trial compared nebulized levalbuterol (Lev) and racemic albuterol (Rac) in the treatment of acute asthma. METHODS Adults with acute asthma exacerbations (FEV(1) 20%-55% predicted) received prednisone and either Lev (1.25 mg, n = 315) or Rac (2.5 mg, n = 312). Nebulized treatments were administered… CONTINUE READING