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Descriptor in English: Albuterol
Descriptor in Spanish: Albuterol
Descriptor in Portuguese: Albuterol
Descriptor in French: Salbutamol
Entry term(s): 2-t-Butylamino-1-(4-hydroxy-3-hydroxy-3-hydroxymethyl)phenylethanol
Albuterol Sulfate
Proventil
Salbutamol
Sultanol
Ventolin
Tree number(s): D02.033.100.291.057
D02.092.063.291.057
D02.092.471.683.061
Scope note: 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.
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
History Note: 74
See also the descriptors: Formoterol Fumarate MeSH
DeCS UI: 423
Descriptor UI: D000420
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/05/26
Albuterol - Preferred
Concept UI M0000631
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Albuterol
Entry term(s) 2-t-Butylamino-1-(4-hydroxy-3-hydroxy-3-hydroxymethyl)phenylethanol
Salbutamol
Ventolin - Narrower
Concept UI M0000632
Preferred term Ventolin
Sultanol - Narrower
Concept UI M0000635
Preferred term Sultanol
Albuterol Sulfate - Narrower
Concept UI M0000633
Preferred term Albuterol Sulfate
Proventil - Narrower
Concept UI M0000636
Preferred term Proventil



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