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The Effects of Levalbuterol versus Albuterol in Pediatric Patients with Asthma: A Cohort Study in a Low-income Population

Time

Mon, Jun 16 7:45AM
M 02

Title

The Effects of Levalbuterol versus Albuterol in Pediatric Patients with Asthma: A Cohort Study in a Low-income Population

Abstract Summary

We conducted a retrospective cohort study of asthmatic children who received levalbuterol/albuterol in the South Carolina Medicaid database between Jan 2001 and Dec 2012. Multivariate Logistic Regressions were used for the odds ratios (OR) of asthma-related ED visits and hospitalizations.

Poster Presenter

Jing Yuan
PhD Candidate, Research Assistant,
South Carolina College of Pharmacy
United States