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Plasma terbutaline levels in asthma.
  1. R Dinwiddie,
  2. M Gewitz,
  3. H Van der Laag,
  4. M H Frame


    Plasma terbutaline levels and peak expiratory flow rates were measured in 5 asthmatic children using doses of 0.25 and 0.075 mg/kg. The higher dose resulted in safe, non-toxic plasma levels and returned the peak expiratory flow rate to normal. This dose (maximum 5 mg) is safe in children.

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