Levalbuterol Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for Asthma - Acute

Nebulization: 0.63 mg three times daily, every 6 to 8 hours.
Inhalation Aerosol: 2 inhalations (90 mcg) every 4 to 6 hours. In some patients, one inhalation (45 mcg) every 4 hours maybe sufficient.

Usual Adult Dose for Asthma - Maintenance

Nebulization: 0.63 mg three times daily, every 6 to 8 hours.
Inhalation Aerosol: 2 inhalations (90 mcg) every 4 to 6 hours. In some patients, one inhalation (45 mcg) every 4 hours maybe sufficient.

Usual Adult Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Acute

Nebulization: 0.63 mg three times daily, every 6 to 8 hours.
Inhalation Aerosol: 2 inhalations (90 mcg) every 4 to 6 hours. In some patients, one inhalation (45 mcg) every 4 hours maybe sufficient.

Usual Adult Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Maintenance

Nebulization: 0.63 mg three times daily, every 6 to 8 hours.
Inhalation Aerosol: 2 inhalations (90 mcg) every 4 to 6 hours. In some patients, one inhalation (45 mcg) every 4 hours maybe sufficient.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Asthma - Acute

Inhalation Aerosol:
>= 4 years: 2 inhalations (90 mcg) every 4 to 6 hours. In some patients, one inhalation (45 mcg) every 4 hours maybe sufficient.

Nebulization:
6 years to 12 years: 0.31 mg three times daily, every 6 to 8 hours.
>12 years: 0.63 mg three times daily, every 6 to 8 hours.

Patients with more severe disease or patients who do not respond to a dose of 0.63 mg may benefit from a dose of 1.25 mg three times a day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Asthma - Maintenance

Inhalation Aerosol:
>= 4 years: 2 inhalations (90 mcg) every 4 to 6 hours. In some patients, one inhalation (45 mcg) every 4 hours maybe sufficient.

Nebulization:
6 years to 12 years: 0.31 mg three times daily, every 6 to 8 hours.
>12 years: 0.63 mg three times daily, every 6 to 8 hours.

Patients with more severe disease or patients who do not respond to a dose of 0.63 mg may benefit from a dose of 1.25 mg three times a day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Acute

Inhalation Aerosol:
>= 4 years: 2 inhalations (90 mcg) every 4 to 6 hours. In some patients, one inhalation (45 mcg) every 4 hours maybe sufficient.

Nebulization:
6 years to 12 years: 0.31 mg three times daily, every 6 to 8 hours.
>12 years: 0.63 mg three times daily, every 6 to 8 hours.

Patients with more severe disease or patients who do not respond to a dose of 0.63 mg may benefit from a dose of 1.25 mg three times a day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Maintenance

Inhalation Aerosol:
>= 4 years: 2 inhalations (90 mcg) every 4 to 6 hours. In some patients, one inhalation (45 mcg) every 4 hours maybe sufficient.

Nebulization:
6 years to 12 years: 0.31 mg three times daily, every 6 to 8 hours.
>12 years: 0.63 mg three times daily, every 6 to 8 hours.

Patients with more severe disease or patients who do not respond to a dose of 0.63 mg may benefit from a dose of 1.25 mg three times a day.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Precautions

If a previously effective dosage regimen fails to provide the usual relief, medical advice should be sought immediately as this is often a sign of seriously worsening asthma which would require reassessment of therapy.

Dialysis

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