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al·bu·ter·ol

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

salbutamol

/sal·bu·ta·mol/ (sal-bu´tah-mol) albuterol.

salbutamol

(săl-byo͞o′tə-môl′, -mōl′, -mŏl′)
n.

salbutamol

See albuterol.

salbutamol

A BRONCHODILATOR drug used to treat ASTHMA, CHRONIC BRONCHITIS and EMPHYSEMA. It is also sometimes used to relax the muscle of the womb and prevent premature labour. The drug is on the WHO official list. Brand names are Aerolin Autohaler, Airomir, Asmasal, Salamol Steri-Neb, Ventmax SR, Ventodisks, Ventolin and Volumax.

salbutamol

short-acting beta-agonist drug, used to relieve the bronchoconstriction of asthma. Use in sport is restricted due to its anabolic (and thus potentially performance-enhancing) effects. New WADA guidelines require the degree of bronchoconstriction to be measured by formal lung function testing, with the use of salbutamol allowed only if specific criteria are reached. Requires a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) form for use in sport.

salbutamol

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While his case was still being reviewed by the UCI, Froome started the Ruta del Sol on Wednesday, as is allowed under UCI rules, which do not require a provisional suspension in cases of 'specified substances' like salbutamol.
Team Sky said in a statement that Froome experienced "acute asthma symptoms" during the final week of the Vuelta and increased his dosage of salbutamol, within permissible limits, on doctor's advice.
Team Sky said in a statement the 32-year-old British star experienced "acute asthma symptoms" during the final week of the Vuelta and increased his dosage of salbutamol, within permissible limits, on doctor's advice.
World Anti Doping Agency rules state that concentration of salbutamol must not exceed 1,000 nanograms per millilitre (ng/ml).
Conducted by the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation, the independent body set up by the International Cycling Union (UCI), the test found the concentration of Salbutamol in Froome's urine sample was 2,000 nanograms per millilitre (ng/mL), double the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) limit of 1,000 ng/mL.
Speaking to Press Association Sport, Professor Chris Cooper said Froome "would have to be really stupid" to try to cheat with Salbutamol as it has no performance-enhancing effects when taken via an inhaler and he would have known he was being tested every day.
As it stands the UCI have asked me for more information regarding my use of Salbutamol, which is a very common medicine used in treating asthma.
Analysis indicated the presence of salbutamol at a concentration of 2,000 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL), compared with the WADA threshold of 1,000 ng/mL," Team Sky said.
The 32-year-old says that he was following doctor's orders, as his asthma condition worsened during the Vuelta, stating he "followed the team doctor's advice to increase my Salbutamol dosage".
Athletes are more susceptible to exercise induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) than the general population, with those affected being permitted to use up to 1600 [micro]g (max of 800 [micro]g in a 12 hour period) of inhaled salbutamol per day on an as needed basis for the relief of symptoms (Dickinson et al.
Although cheaper than isoproterenol, salbutamol is another type of catecholamine, may be potentially and equally used for the onset of MI in animal model.
Objective: To evaluate and compare the protective effects of salbutamol and montelukast in amelioration of insulin induced airway hyper-reactivity on isolated tracheal smooth muscle of guinea pig in vitro.