albuterol


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al·bu·ter·ol

 (ăl-byo͞o′tə-rôl′)
n.
A beta-adrenergic drug, C13H21NO3, used in the form of its sulfate as a bronchodilator primarily to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Also called salbutamol.

[al(pha) + blend of but(yl) and -terol (ultimately shortening of (ar)terenol, norepinephrine hydrochloride, originally a trademark).]

albuterol

(ælˈbjuːtəˌrɒl)
n
a bronchodilator used by sufferers of asthma, emphysema, and other lung conditions, to treat symptoms such as wheezing or shortness of breath
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Noun1.albuterol - a bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditionsalbuterol - a bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects are tachycardia and shakiness
bronchodilator - a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs
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albuterol

n salbutamol m, albuterol m
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2208, "Stock Inhalers for Schools" in March 2017 to allow schools to store and administer albuterol sulfate while indemnifying trained staff against liability when they allowed students to use the inhaler in good faith.
He receives oxygen, as well as albuterol inhalers every 4 hours.
Symbicort Turbuhaler demonstrated a 51% reduction in the rate of annual asthma exacerbations compared to albuterol. There was no difference in the exacerbation rate between Symbicort Turbuhaler and twice-daily maintenance budesonide plus albuterol, despite a 52% reduction in the mean steroid dose with Symbicort Turbuhaler.
Irish pharmaceutical company Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP) reported on Friday the start of shipment of an authorised generic version PROVENTIL (albuterol sulfate) HFA Inhalation Aerosol, 120mcg .
"We are very pleased to add albuterol sulfate to Par's portfolio and to be able to offer the authorized generic of the product to patients," said Tony Pera, President of Par Pharmaceutical.
The proposed USP monograph for Albuterol Inhalation Aerosols, specifies a non-standard sampling apparatus for delivered dose uniformity (DDU) testing, and an alternative to the standard USP induction port for aerodynamic particle size distribution (APSD) measurement using an Andersen Cascade Impactor (ACI).
No change in his breathing pattern was noted after one albuterol treatment per his mother.
Data are limited on the impact of cost-sharing on acute medications such as rescue medications for asthma like albuterol, for which patients or parents may have different price elasticities (i.e., the degree to which the quantity used is responsive to changes in price) compared with chronic medications such as controller medications (Piette, Heisler, and Wagner 2004; Landsman et al.
After excluding the patients who needed emergent and negative bronchoscopies, the remaining clinically stable 84 patients were compared for the effects of preoperative administration of nebulized albuterol and budesonide combination on bronchoscopy complications.
Despite this effect, agents such as terbutaline or albuterol can actually improve cardiac performance.
These kids seem to respond less robustly to both inhaled albuterol (which, especially in the youngest children, may not work at all), and less well to inhaled steroids, too.
The researchers randomized 72 children aged 6-18 to daily ICS, 71 to rescue ICS only, 71 to combined treatment with ICS and inhaled albuterol, and 74 to placebo.