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Albuterol, Proventil, Salbutamol, Ventolin


Albuterol is a short-acting 2-adrenergic receptor agonist used for the relief of bronchospasm in conditions such as asthma and COPD.

In the airway, activation of 2-receptors results in relaxation of bronchial smooth muscle. resulting in a widening of the airway (bronchodilation). The activation of 2-receptors also results in relaxation of uterine smooth muscle, thus delaying labour.


beta-2 adrenergic agonist


asthma, bronchospasm,

Side Effects

anxiety, nausea/vomiting, palpitations, peripheral vasodilation, sinus tachycardia, tremor,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions




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