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Post  Ahmed Al-Kaisy on Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:36 am

A 55 years old male who is a known case of asthma since 30 years ago on regular treatment with salbutamol inhaler and prednisolone tablets, presented to u in the outpatient clinic with tremor of 1 day duration. on examination, respiratoy rate was 20 cycle/min, good air entry, no rhonchi....

WHAT IS THE DIAGNOSIS??

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Post  mahmood on Sat Dec 15, 2007 4:27 am

i think its the side effect of the drug

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Post  Ahmed Al-Kaisy on Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:49 am

it's right dear, the important side effects of salbutamol (which is a B-agonist) are tachyardia, arrythmia, hypokalamia and tremor...

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