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Related to Alupent: metaproterenol, Orciprenaline


A trademark for the drug metaproterenol sulfate.
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metaproterenol sulfate

A moderately selective beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist bronchodilator used to manage asthma and bronchospasm.

Adverse effects
Tremor, dizziness, headache, nausea, tachycardia.

Life-threatening adverse effects
Dyspnoea, marked tachycardia, arrhythmias.
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A brand name for ORCIPRENALINE.
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Examples are albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin), ephedrine, isoetherine (Bronkosol), isoproterenol (Isuprel), metaproterenol (Alupent, Metaprel) and terbutaline (Brethine, Bricanyl).
The drugs we used to treat patients back then were Bronkosol, Alupent, and Terbutaline.
Metaproterenol sulfate, marketed as Alupent syrup, contains 2 g sorbitol per teaspoon.
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)