Faster and more reliable absorption of adrenaline by aerosol inhalation than by subcutaneous injection.

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1. The aim of the present study was to compare absorption of adrenaline given by aerosol spray inhalation with absorption after subcutaneous injection. 2. Arterial plasma adrenaline was measured in nine healthy volunteers following adrenaline administration by both methods. 3. Following inhalation of 20 puffs of adrenaline aerosol, 0.15 mg/puff, a peak… (More)

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@article{Mellem1991FasterAM, title={Faster and more reliable absorption of adrenaline by aerosol inhalation than by subcutaneous injection.}, author={Harald Mellem and Katherine Lande and Sverre Erik Kjeldsen and Annemarie J F Westheim and Irina Poliakova Eide and P F Ekholt and Niels Boye}, journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology}, year={1991}, volume={31 6}, pages={677-81} }