salbutamol


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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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The efficacy of salbutamol delivered by inhaler plus spacer device and nubulizer in acute asthma.
Hence in view of these inconclusive results, it is not clear whether salbutamol had anti-inflammatory activity in acute pain management.
In the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) a high IV loading dose of salbutamol (5-10 [micro]g/kg/min of 1 mg/ml solution infused at 0.
Esta es la explicacion de por que el salbutamol inhalado controla los sintomas del asma en pocos minutos.
A less recognised cause of lactic acidosis is treatment with salbutamol.
Conclusion: Salbutamol administered using metered dose inhaler showed satisfying clinical improvement with notably lower doses than the dose given by nebulizer and does not affect ventricular repolarization in children with moderate acute asthmatic attack.
The experts stressed that parents should not panic and children should carry on taking salbutamol until more research is carried out.
Salbutamol is more commonly known under the brand name Ventolin.
On further evaluation, it was discovered that 15 minutes prior to the ocular examination, ipratropium bromide followed by salbutamol nebulisation was given for bronchospasm through a faulty leaking nebuliser set.
Stirling Products says it could prove to be a "massive blockbuster" because salbutamol had been proven safe.
Parents were asked to record daytime and nighttime symptom severity and disruption of activity, and they were told to give the children up to 400 [micro] g salbutamol at 4-hour intervals by inhaler as needed.