Cardiac side effects of long-acting beta-2 agonist salmeterol in asthmatic children

Tunaoglu F., Turktas I., Olgunturk R., Demirsoy S.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.41, no.1, pp.28-31, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.1999.01009.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.28-31
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


Background: Salmeterol is a new long-acting beta 2 selective adrenoreceptor agonist. There are some reports about the cardiac side-effects of salmeterol in asthmatic adults. The aim of this study was to determine the cardiac side effects of salmeterol in children.