- a selective sympathomimetic bronchodilator, C13H21NO3, inhaled to relax bronchial muscles and ease breathing during an asthma attack.
Origin of albuterol
apparently coined from components of the chemical name
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Examples from the Web for albuterol
Albuterol inhalers come mass-produced from a factory, and yet asthmatics still prefer them to wheezing uncontrollably.Warning: “Natural Medicine” Is Often Code for “Pseudoscience”
April 3, 2014
- A beta-adrenergic stimulant used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of asthma and other obstructive lung diseases.
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- An adrenergic stimulant used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of asthma and other obstructive lung diseases.
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