Pirbuterol

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IUPAC_name = ("R,S")a6-{ [(1 ,1 -Dimethylethyl)amino] methyl}-3-hydroxy-2,6-pyridinedimethanol



CAS_number = 38029-10-6
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PubChem = 4845
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C= 12 | H=20 | N=2 | O= 3
molecular_weight = 240.30 g/mol
300.3 g/mol (acetate)
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pregnancy_category = C
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legal_US = Rx-only
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routes_of_administration = Inhalational

Pirbuterol (trade name: Maxair) is a beta-2 adrenergic bronchodilator used in the treatment of asthma, available (as pirbuterol acetate) as a breath-activated metered-dose inhaler ("autohaler").

Clinical use

* Asthma - preventative/maintenance medicine
* Asthma - "rescue" medicine for reversal of acute asthma attack

Mode of Action

Adverse Effects

Source/External Link

[http://www.rxlist.com/cgi/generic/pirbu.htm RxList: Maxair (Pirbuterol)]


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