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Evaluation of the Effects of Isoprenaline and Salbutamol Aerosols on Airways Obstruction and Pulse Rates of Children with Asthma
  1. G. Hambleton,
  2. E. A. Shinebourne


    Investigation of FEV1·0 and pulse rates in 10 asthmatic children who were given inhalations of isoprenaline, salbutamol, and placebo separately showed that both drugs had a similar effect on airways obstruction. Salbutamol has a longer duration of action. Neither drug caused a tachycardia at the dosage used.

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    • * This paper was originally read at a meeting of the Paediatric Research Society