SALBUTAMOL

SALBUTAMOL

Brand Name & Strength

Salbutamol Injection “Yung Shin” 0.5 mg/ml

Reconstitution

Not required

Further Dilution

Slow IV Dilute 1 ml of the 0.5 mg/ml to 10 ml WFI (concentration: 50 mcg/ml)

IV infusion

Dilute 5 mg in 500 ml NS, WFI or D5 Preterm labor, syringe pump administration: Dilute 10 mg in 40 ml D5 (final concentration: 200 mcg/ml)

Diluent

NS, D5 [1, 2,3]

Administration & Infusion rate

Slow IV

IV infusion

Administer at a rate of 3 – 20 mcg/min. Infusion should not exceed 20 mcg/min. Faster rates have been used in respiratory failure. Preterm labor, syringe pump administration: Administer at a rate of 10 – 45 mcg/min. Do not infuse for more than 48 hr. IM, SC

Storage & Stability

RT

(<25 oC)

Fridge

(2 – 8 oC)

After Reconstitution

- -

After dilution

24 hr -

Remarks

Do not inject undiluted. Reduce concentration by at least 50% before infusing