Xopenex Dosage

Generic name: levalbuterol inhalation
Brand names: Xopenex, Xopenex Concentrate, Xopenex HFA
Drug class: Adrenergic bronchodilators

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  NEB (0.021%): 0.63 mg per 3 mL; NEB (0.042%): 1.25 mg per 3 mL

Bronchospasm

[0.63-1.25 mg NEB tid prn]

*Bronchospasm, acute

[mild-moderate exacerbation]
Dose: 1.25-2.5 mg NEB q20min x3, then 1.25-5 mg NEB q1-4h prn
[severe exacerbation]
Dose: 2.5 mg NEB q20min x3, then 5 mg NEB q1-4h prn

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined; Info: caution advised if high-dose use
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 

SRC: NLM .