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Descriptor English:   Albuterol 
Descriptor Spanish:   Albuterol 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Albuterol 
Synonyms English:   2-t-Butylamino-1-(4-hydroxy-3-hydroxy-3-hydroxymethyl)phenylethanol
Albuterol Sulfate
Proventil
Salbutamol
Sultanol
Ventolin  
Tree Number:   D02.033.100.291.057
D02.092.063.291.057
D02.092.471.683.061
Definition English:   A short-acting beta-2 adrenergic agonist that is primarily used as a bronchodilator agent to treat ASTHMA. Albuterol is prepared as a racemic mixture of R(-) and S(+) stereoisomers. The stereospecific preparation of R(-) isomer of albuterol is referred to as levalbuterol. 
Pharmacological Action:   Bronchodilator Agents
Tocolytic Agents
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
 
See Related English:   Formoterol Fumarate
 
History Note English:   74 
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UR urine  
Record Number:   423 
Unique Identifier:   D000420 

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