Salbutamol in the treatment of whooping cough

Scand J Infect Dis. 1986;18(6):593-4. doi: 10.3109/00365548609021669.


A double blind placebo-controlled study was performed to evaluate the efficacy of salbutamol in the treatment of 25 pertussis patients. The diminishing of paroxysmal cough in the treatment group did not differ significantly from that of the control group.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial
  • Controlled Clinical Trial
  • Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Albuterol / therapeutic use*
  • Child
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Humans
  • Random Allocation
  • Whooping Cough / drug therapy*


  • Albuterol