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).]
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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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Medications included SymbiCort Turbuhaler, tiotropium bromide, and salbutamol sulfate aerosol.
Previous studies have reported significant increases in the asthma drug salbutamol sulfate dispensations (Elliott et al.
Salbutamol sulfate, chemically known as (rs)-1-(4-hydroxy-3- hydroxymethylphenyl)-2-(tert-butylamino) ethanolsulfate (Figure 1), is beta-adrenoceptor agonist used as an antiasthmatic drug [1].
Meral A, Coker M, Tanac R (1996) Inhalation therapy with magnesium sulfate and salbutamol sulfate in bronchial asthma.
Prosecutors allege that Sakanaka visited her daughter at Tenri City Hospital and gave her tea laced with salbutamol sulfate -- an asthma drug that expands the bronchial air passage -- on six occasions from March to June in an attempt to kill her.
Experiments were designed to evaluate the stability of salbutamol and salbutamol sulfate in urine samples after long-term storage.
Sakanaka allegedly visited her daughter at the Tenri City Hospital on May 10 and 16 and gave her tea laced with salbutamol sulfate -- a drug for asthma that expands the bronchial air passage -- in an attempt to kill the daughter, the prosecutors said.
The investigators allege Sakanaka gave her daughter tea laced with salbutamol sulfate -- a drug, used to treat asthma, that expands the bronchial air passages -- on May 10 and 16 in an attempt to kill her.
The girl, a first-year high school student, had been hospitalized on three separate occasions since March for an excessive heartbeat and trembling hands -- symptoms resembling the side effects of the asthma drug salbutamol sulfate, investigators said.
The girl has been hospitalized three times since March for an excessive heartbeat and trembling hands -- symptoms resembling the side effects of the asthma drug salbutamol sulfate, they said.