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Can the "rebound" effect of albuterol be detrimental to recovery from RSV bronchiolitis in a 1 y.O.?
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In brief: Yes
Be careful with prolonged and frequent use of albuterol for RSV as it can cause increased heart rate and can cause rebound effect.
If you are having to use " a lot" of albuterol or using it frequently you should take your child back to the doctor or er if appropriate.

In brief: Yes
Be careful with prolonged and frequent use of albuterol for RSV as it can cause increased heart rate and can cause rebound effect.
If you are having to use " a lot" of albuterol or using it frequently you should take your child back to the doctor or er if appropriate.
Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
In brief: Some infants respond
RSV bronchiolitis is typically treated with supportive care.
There are some infants though that have reactive airways which can be treated with albuterol. I would suggest a test dose, and having your M.D. listen after the dose to document whether this is an effective treatment for your infant.

In brief: Some infants respond
RSV bronchiolitis is typically treated with supportive care.
There are some infants though that have reactive airways which can be treated with albuterol. I would suggest a test dose, and having your M.D. listen after the dose to document whether this is an effective treatment for your infant.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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