How is wheezing or stridor managed in patients with anaphylaxis?

Updated: May 16, 2018
  • Author: S Shahzad Mustafa, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Wheezing or stridor indicates bronchospasm or mucosal edema. Treatment with epinephrine and inhaled beta-agonists is effective for these indications. Inhaled beta-agonists are used to counteract bronchospasm and should be administered to patients who are wheezing.


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