Quiz 11: Pharmacology


A β-adrenergic agonists such as albuterol can cause dry mouth and a sore throat when administered via an oral, metered- dose inhaler. The dry albuterol mist can be irritating and cause the dry mouth and sore throa t .

A Albuterol is a bronchodilator administered via an inhaler. It is recommended to treat acute asthma attacks. Often , it is given before a known trigger (i.e. , stress or exercise) to prevent an attack.

D Fluticasone is a corticosteroid that is inhaled by clients with asthma and respiratory problems. Corticosteroids are known t o result in oral candidiasis. The dental hygienist should teach asthmatic clients to make sure th at th e y rinse after using their inhaler.