long-acting beta agonist


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

long-acting beta agonist

Abbreviation: LABA
A class of medications used to treat asthma. Examples include: formoterol and salmeterol.
See also: agonist
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Liu et al., "ADRB2 Arg16Gly polymorphism and pulmonary function response of inhaled corticosteroids plus long-acting beta agonists for asthma treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis," Canadian Respiratory Journal, vol.
This decrease in bronchodilator response has been observed with both short-acting and long-acting beta agonists.
The FDA based its approval decision on a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of 297 patients with severe, persistent asthma who experienced symptoms despite treatment with inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta agonists (Am.
-- New safety controls for drugs in the class of long-acting beta agonists (LABAs) have been announced by the Food and Drug Administration.
Asthma "controllers" are claims for inhaled steroids, cromolyn, leukoriene, and long-acting beta agonists. Adjusted models are the same as in the first analyses presented in Table 1.
AnaptysBio expects to report top-line efficacy and safety data, including improvement in Forced Expiratory Volume in One Second, from its ongoing double-blinded, placebo-controlled severe eosinophilic asthma trial Phase 2a trial, where approximately 24 adult severe eosinophilic asthma patients are treated with a 300mg intravenous single dose of etokimab versus placebo, each in combination with inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta agonists as background therapy, in Q3.