Definition of Albuterol

1. Noun. A bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects are tachycardia and shakiness.

Exact synonyms: Proventil, Ventolin
Generic synonyms: Bronchodilator
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Definition of Albuterol

1. Noun. (pharmaceutical drug) A drug used to prevent and control bronchial airway obstruction in asthma and COPD. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Albuterol

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Medical Definition of Albuterol

1. A direct-acting sympathomimetic agent with a relatively selective action on beta-2 adrenoceptors. Its main clinical use is in asthma. Pharmacological action: adrenergic beta-agonists, bronchodilator agents, sympathomimetic, tocolytic agents. Chemical name: 1,3-Benzenedimethanol, alpha1-(((1,1-dimethylethyl)amino)methyl)-4-hydroxy- (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Albuterol

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Thus, clear from these in vivo studies that t of albuterol on Ep production is by fi-2 adrenergic receptors. On the id, the role of prostaglandins inhi- the ..."

2. Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Becker AB, Nelson NA, Simons FER: Inhaled salbutamol (albuterol) vs injected ... Schuh S, Reider MJ, Canny G, et al: Nebulized albuterol in acute childhood ..."

3. Sample Preparation Products Application Bibliography (1993)
"... albuterol from Biological fluids (Phase/Analysis: Multi/HPLC) ... albuterol from Serum (Phase/Analysis: C18/HPLC) ..."

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