Alupent


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Related to Alupent: metaproterenol, Orciprenaline

Alupent

(ăl′yə-pĕnt′)
A trademark for the drug metaproterenol sulfate.

Alupent

a trademark for a beta-adrenergic bronchodilator (metaproterenol sulfate).

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.

Alupent

A brand name for ORCIPRENALINE.
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Metaproterenol sulfate, marketed as Alupent syrup, contains 2 g sorbitol per teaspoon.
Beta-2 agonist bronchodilators (Atrovent, Alupent, Proventil, Ventolin, and many others) are the class of drugs most often used as first-line therapy in this country.