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albuterol

 [al-bu´ter-ol]
a relatively selective beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist used as the base or sulfate salt as a bronchodilator.

al·bu·ter·ol

(al-bū'ter-ol),
A sympathomimetic bronchodilator with relatively selective effects on β2 receptors, by inhalation.
Synonym(s): salbutamol

albuterol

/al·bu·ter·ol/ (al-bu´ter-ol) a β agonist used as the base or sulfate salt as a bronchodilator.

albuterol

(ăl-byo͞o′tə-rôl′)
n.
A beta-adrenergic drug, C13H21NO3, used in the form of its sulfate as a bronchodilator primarily to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Also called salbutamol.

albuterol

a beta-2 receptor adrenergic agent.
indication It is prescribed in the treatment of bronchospasm in patients with reversible obstructive airway disease, including asthma.
contraindication Known sensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse reactions are tachycardia, insomnia, dizziness, and hypertension.

al·bu·ter·ol

(al-bū'ter-ol)
Sympathomimetic inhalable bronchodilator with relatively selective effects on β2 receptors.

albuterol,

n brand names: Proventil, Proventil Repetabs, Nova-Salmol, Ventodisk, Ventolin, Ventolin Rotacaps;
drug class: adrenergic β2-agonist;
action: causes bronchodilation;
uses: prevents exercise-induced asthma, bronchospasm.
Alcaligenes
n.pl (literally, “alkali-generating”) aerobic, gram-negative eubacteria, commonly found in invertebrate intestinal tracts and normally occurring on the skin.

albuterol

a relatively selective β2-adrenergic bronchodilator used for relief of bronchospasm in patients with reversible obstructive airway disease. Called also salbutamol.
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The company said that ProAir HFA (albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol is indicated in patients four years of age and older for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm with reversible obstructive airway disease and for the prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB).
According to the company, the ProAir HFA will be launched commercially later in the year.
ProAir HFA provides physicians with a treatment option to help relieve children's asthma symptoms as they occur wherever they occur, 2 which is especially important as children return to school.
Teva is committed to ensuring a smooth HFA transition and also to providing support for patients using ProAir HFA," said Mark Salyer, General Manager, Teva Specialty Pharmaceuticals.
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