metaproterenol


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metaproterenol

 [met″ah-pro-ter´ĕ-nol]
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.

metaproterenol

(mĕt′ə-prō-tĕr′ə-nôl)
n.
A bronchodilator drug, C11H17NO3, used as an inhaler in its sulfate form to treat asthma and other conditions associated with bronchospasm.

metaproterenol

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.
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His medications included theophylline, prednisone, inhaled beclomethasone dipropionate and metaproterenol sulfate, verapamil hydrochloride, oxybutynin chloride, ophthalmic dipivefrin hydrochloride, and topical metronidazole.
Metered-dose inhaler Albuterol (Ventolin, Proventil) Epinephrine (Medihaler-Epi, Primatene Mist) Isoethadne (Bronchometer) Isoproterenol (Isuprel Medihaler) Isoproterenol and phenylephrine (Duo-Medihaler) Metaproterenol (Metaprel, Alupent) Pirbuterol (Maxair) Salmeterol (Serevent) Terbutaline (Breathair)
Nebulizer solutions Albuterol (Ventolin) Metaproterenol (Metaprel, Alupent) Terbutaline (Brethair)
Domiciliary metaproterenol nebulization: a bacteriologic survey.
Fiscal year sales and earnings were also boosted by sales of other new products approved during the 1992 calender year, including cinoxacin, baclofen, minocycline and metaproterenol syrup.
In 1987 Dey was the first manufacturer to receive Food and Drug Administration approval for a unit-dose metaproterenol sulfate inhalation solution.
The company also received FDA approval to market baclofen tablets, the generic equivalent of Geigy Pharmaceuticals' Lioresal, and metaproterenol sulfate syrup, the generic form of Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.
Aerosolized metaproterenol in the treatment of asthmatics with severe airflow obstruction-comparison of two delivery methods.
They also cite cases in which such drugs as metaproterenol were given O-T-C status - then returned to sale by prescription only after they proved unsafe for O-T-C consumption.