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eformoterol

Formoterol, a selective beta-2 agonist drug used to treat ASTHMA. A beta-2 agonist is a drug that stimulates a certain group of adrenaline receptors in the muscle cells of the air tubes of the lungs, causing the tubes to widen. As a group, these drugs are also known as bronchodilators. The term is commonly abbreviated to beta-agonist. Eformeterol is formulated in powder form in a capsule and is administered by inhaler. Brand names are Foradil, Oxis Turbohaler.
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Levalbuterol products will be complemented by our rapid-onset, long-acting beta agonist R,R- eformoterol and our nonsedating antihistamine, norastemizole.
We will continue a rapid pace of clinical and premarket activities in the coming months as Sepracor strengthens the therapeutic value and market potential of our core products: levalbuterol, (R, R) - eformoterol, norastemizole and (S)- oxybutynin," concluded Barberich.