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Comparison of IV salbutamol with IV aminophylline in the treatment of severe, acute asthma in childhood.
  1. G Hambleton,
  2. M J Stone


    A double-blind test to compare IV aminophylline with salbutamol in the treatment of acute, uncontrolled asthma showed that both drugs were equally effective during the first 24 hours. Salbutamol caused a relative tachycardia. Hydrocortisone was given after 2 hours, but did not appear to affect the rate of recovery.

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