• Two patients experienced previously undescribed vascular reactions to albuterol sulfate inhalation. Features of the first reaction suggest mast-cell degranulation and were reversed by epinephrine. The second patient experienced severe postural hypotension corresponding to albuterol's duration of action. Vasoactive mediators or unusual vascular sensitivity to β2-drugs may be implicated in these reactions.
(Arch Intern Med 1984;144:1771-1772)
Shurman A, Passero MA. Unusual Vascular Reactions to Albuterol. Arch Intern Med. 1984;144(9):1771–1772. doi:10.1001/archinte.1984.00350210083015
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