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a beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist which also has significant beta1-adrenergic activity; used in the form of the sulfate salt as a bronchodilator.
metaproterenol/meta·pro·ter·e·nol/ (met″ah-pro-ter´ĕ-nol) a β agonist with significant β activity, used in the form of the sulfate salt as a bronchodilator.
A bronchodilator drug, C11H17NO3, used as an inhaler in its sulfate form to treat asthma and other conditions associated with bronchospasm.
a bronchodilator indicated in treatment of bronchial asthma, reversible bronchospasm of bronchitis, and emphysema. It is closely related to isoprenaline but has a longer duration and fewer cardiovascular side-effects. Called also orciprenaline.