Capsule for Inhalation Bronchodilation

Adults and children over 4 years of age: 200 mcg q 4—6 hr using a Rota-haler inhalation device. In some clients, 400 mcg q 4-6 hr may be required.

Prophylaxis of exercise-induced bronchospasm.

Adults and children over 12 years: 200 mcg 15 min before exercise using a Rotahaler inhalation device.

• Syrup Bronchodilation.

Adults and children over 14 years of age: 2-4 mg t.i.d.-q.i.d., up to a maximum of 8 mg q.i.d. Children, 6-14 years, initial: 2 mg (base) t.i.d.-q.i.d.; then, increase as necessary to a maximum of 24 mg/day in divided doses. Children, 2-6 years, initial: 0.1 mg/kg t.i.d.; then, increase as necessary up to 0.2 mg/kg, not to exceed 4 mg t.i.d.

• Tablets Bronchodilation.

Adults and children over 12 years of age, initial: 2-4 mg (of the base) t.i.d.-q.i.d.; then, increase dose as needed up to a maximum of 8 mg t.i.d.-q.i.d. In geriatric clients or those sensitive to beta agonists, start with 2 mg t.i.d.-q.i.d. and then increase dose gradually, if needed, to a maximum of 8 mg t.i.d.-q.i.d. Children, 6-12 years of age, usual, initial: 2 mg t.i.d.-q.i.d.; then, if necessary, increase the dose in a stepwise fashion to a maximum of 24 mg/day in divided doses.

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