Another good reference on the correlation of serum albuterol levels and
serum lactate levels:
2016-07-06 13:48 GMT-07:00 Tim Horeczko <[log in to unmask]>:
> Great discussion item!
> Albuterol itself can cause a rise in lactate level:
> The picture can be muddied if there is concomitant infection; also
> albuterol overdose can cause diastolic hypotension...
> I think this is a good reminder for us that not all hyperlactatemia is
> Interested in others' experience -- thanks!
> 2016-07-06 12:52 GMT-07:00 Gill Winnik <[log in to unmask]>:
>> A recent discussion in our group was the management of child in status
>> asthmaticus and continuous albuterol drip who develops lactic acidosis (
>> but is does not have any other obvious signs of sepsis).
>> Can members of the list comment on their experience?
>> Giora Winnik MD
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