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Bitolterol Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 0.37 mg/inh; 0.2%

Usual Adult Dose for Asthma - Acute

Inhalation aerosol: 2 inhalations at an interval of at least 1 to 3 minutes followed by a third inhalation if needed. Do not exceed 3 inhalations every 6 hours or 2 inhalations every 4 hours.

Inhalation solution:

Intermittent nebulization: 0.5 to 1.5 mg every 8 hours. Treatments may be increased to four times a day, however, the interval between treatments should not be less than 4 hours. In severely obstructed patients, a dose of 2 mg may be used with a maximum daily dose of 8 mg.

Continuous flow nebulization: 2.5 mg 3 times a day with a maximum daily dose of 14 mg. Treatments should be at least 4 hours apart.

Usual Adult Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Acute

Inhalation aerosol: 2 inhalations at an interval of at least 1 to 3 minutes followed by a third inhalation if needed. Do not exceed 3 inhalations every 6 hours or 2 inhalations every 4 hours.

Inhalation solution:

Intermittent nebulization: 0.5 to 1.5 mg every 8 hours. Treatments may be increased to four times a day, however, the interval between treatments should not be less than 4 hours. In severely obstructed patients, a dose of 2 mg may be used with a maximum daily dose of 8 mg.

Continuous flow nebulization: 2.5 mg 3 times a day with a maximum daily dose of 14 mg. Treatments should be at least 4 hours apart.

Usual Adult Dose for Asthma - Maintenance

Inhalation aerosol: 2 inhalations every 8 hours. Do not exceed 3 inhalations every 6 hours or 2 inhalations every 4 hours.
Inhalation solution:

Intermittent nebulization: 0.5 to 1.5 mg every 8 hours. Treatments may be increased to four times a day, however, the interval between treatments should not be less than 4 hours. In severely obstructed patients, a dose of 2 mg may be used with a maximum daily dose of 8 mg.

Continuous flow nebulization: 2.5 mg 3 times a day with a maximum daily dose of 14 mg. Treatments should be at least 4 hours apart.

Usual Adult Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Maintenance

Inhalation aerosol: 2 inhalations every 8 hours. Do not exceed 3 inhalations every 6 hours or 2 inhalations every 4 hours.
Inhalation solution:

Intermittent nebulization: 0.5 to 1.5 mg every 8 hours. Treatments may be increased to four times a day, however, the interval between treatments should not be less than 4 hours. In severely obstructed patients, a dose of 2 mg may be used with a maximum daily dose of 8 mg.

Continuous flow nebulization: 2.5 mg 3 times a day with a maximum daily dose of 14 mg. Treatments should be at least 4 hours apart.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Asthma - Acute

>=12 years:

Inhalation aerosol: 2 inhalations at an interval of at least 1 to 3 minutes followed by a third inhalation if needed. Do not exceed 3 inhalations every 6 hours or 2 inhalations every 4 hours.

Inhalation solution:

Intermittent nebulization: 0.5 to 1.5 mg every 8 hours. Treatments may be increased to four times a day, however, the interval between treatments should not be less than 4 hours. In severely obstructed patients, a dose of 2 mg may be used with a maximum daily dose of 8 mg.

Continuous flow nebulization: 2.5 mg 3 times a day with a maximum daily dose of 14 mg. Treatments should be at least 4 hours apart.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Asthma - Maintenance

>=12:

Inhalation aerosol: 2 inhalations every 8 hours. Do not exceed 3 inhalations every 6 hours or 2 inhalations every 4 hours.
Inhalation solution:

Intermittent nebulization: 0.5 to 1.5 mg every 8 hours. Treatments may be increased to four times a day, however, the interval between treatments should not be less than 4 hours. In severely obstructed patients, a dose of 2 mg may be used with a maximum daily dose of 8 mg.

Continuous flow nebulization: 2.5 mg 3 times a day with a maximum daily dose of 14 mg. Treatments should be at least 4 hours apart.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Maintenance

>=12:

Inhalation aerosol: 2 inhalations every 8 hours. Do not exceed 3 inhalations every 6 hours or 2 inhalations every 4 hours.
Inhalation solution:

Intermittent nebulization: 0.5 to 1.5 mg every 8 hours. Treatments may be increased to four times a day, however, the interval between treatments should not be less than 4 hours. In severely obstructed patients, a dose of 2 mg may be used with a maximum daily dose of 8 mg.

Continuous flow nebulization: 2.5 mg 3 times a day with a maximum daily dose of 14 mg. Treatments should be at least 4 hours apart.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Acute

>=12 years:

Inhalation aerosol: 2 inhalations at an interval of at least 1 to 3 minutes followed by a third inhalation if needed. Do not exceed 3 inhalations every 6 hours or 2 inhalations every 4 hours.

Inhalation solution:

Intermittent nebulization: 0.5 to 1.5 mg every 8 hours. Treatments may be increased to four times a day, however, the interval between treatments should not be less than 4 hours. In severely obstructed patients, a dose of 2 mg may be used with a maximum daily dose of 8 mg.

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