Nifedipine--a calcium channel blocker--in asthmatic patients. Interaction with terbutaline.

@article{Svedmyr1984NifedipineaCC,
  title={Nifedipine--a calcium channel blocker--in asthmatic patients. Interaction with terbutaline.},
  author={K Svedmyr and C. G. L{\"o}fdahl and Nils Svedmyr},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={1984},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={17-22}
}
Seven asthmatic patients were studied in a single-blind randomized, crossover study after oral administration of 20 mg nifedipine or placebo. Four increasing doses of i.v. terbutaline were then given with 30 min interval. The study was concluded with inhalation of five terbutaline puffs. FEV1 measurements 30 min after intake of nifedipine did not show any difference compared to placebo. During the terbutaline treatment, however, there was a more pronounced bronchodilation after nifedipine than… CONTINUE READING