Indications / Uses : Management of reversible airway obstruction as in asthma & in some patients w/ COPD.
Contraindications : MDI: Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions : Hyperthyroidism, arrhythmia, tachycardia, occlusive vascular disorders eg arteriosclerosis, HTN, DM. Nebulizing soln: Thyrotoxicosis, CV diseases eg ischemic heart disease, aneurysms. Angina pectoris, closed-angle glaucoma. MDI: Myocardial insufficiency, susceptibility to QT-interval prolongation. Obstructive cardiomyopathy & other disorders where reduction in total peripheral resistance could be harmful; pheochromocytoma. Monitor plasma K conc in patients w/ severe asthma who may be at risk for hypokalemia potentiated by hypoxia & concomitant use w/ other antiasthma drugs. Pregnancy & lactation.