Descriptor English: Metaproterenol
Descriptor Spanish: Metaproterenol
Descriptor metaproterenol
Entry term(s) orciprenalina
Scope note: Agonista adrenérgico beta utilizado en el tratamiento del asma y broncoespasmos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Metaproterenol
Descriptor French: Orciprénaline
Entry term(s): Alotec
Metaproterenol Polistirex
Metaproterenol Sulfate
Orciprenaline Sulfate
Polistirex, Metaproterenol
Tree number(s): D02.
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A beta-2 adrenergic agonist used in the treatment of ASTHMA and BRONCHIAL SPASM.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Bronchodilator Agents
Tocolytic Agents
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Registry Number: 53QOG569E0
CAS Type 1 Name: 1,3-Benzenediol, 5-(1-hydroxy-2-((1-methylethyl)amino)ethyl)-
Public MeSH Note: 2011; see ORCIPRENALINE 1965-2010
History Note: 2011(1965)
DeCS ID: 10100
Unique ID: D009921
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Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/05/29
Metaproterenol - Preferred
Concept UI M0015386
Scope note A beta-2 adrenergic agonist used in the treatment of ASTHMA and BRONCHIAL SPASM.
Preferred term Metaproterenol
Entry term(s) Orciprenaline
Astmopent - Narrower
Concept UI M0015384
Preferred term Astmopent
Metaproterenol Polistirex - Narrower
Concept UI M0540506
Preferred term Metaproterenol Polistirex
Entry term(s) Polistirex, Metaproterenol
Metaproterenol Sulfate - Narrower
Concept UI M0015385
Preferred term Metaproterenol Sulfate
Entry term(s) Orciprenaline Sulfate
Alotec - Narrower
Concept UI M0373119
Preferred term Alotec
Entry term(s) Alupent
Metaprel - Narrower
Concept UI M0373118
Preferred term Metaprel

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