Do inhaled levalbuterol and racemic albuterol have different cardiac effects?
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No consistent differences have been noted in the cardiac effects of levalbuterol and racemic albuterol when given at equivalent doses and intervals. (SOR: A, based on smaller RCTs.) Both agents are associated with increased cardiovascular events when used in patients with obstructive airway disease. (SOR: A, based on a meta-analysis.)
Evidence Based Practice 13(10): 15.