Alupent


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Related to Alupent: metaproterenol, Orciprenaline
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Synonyms for Alupent

a bronchodilator (trade name Alupent) used to treat asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions

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The seven MDI drugs include: flunisolide (Forest's Aerobid), triamcinolone (Kos' Azmacort), metaproterenol (Boehringer Ingelheim's Alupent), pirbuterol (3M's Maxair), cromolyn (King's Intal), nedocromil (King's Tilade) and the combination of albuterol and ipratropium (Boehringer's Combivent).
Metaproterenol (Alupent Inhalation Aerosol[R]) is another selective beta-2 adrenergic agonist bronchodilator.
In addition, the NEU 22 is compatible with the most recent respiratory drugs, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Alupent, Astra-Zeneca's Puimicort Respules and Sepracor Inc.'s Xopenex.
Commonly used inhaled short-acting [[beta].sub.2]-agonists include metaproterenol (Alupent), albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin), and terbutaline (Brethine).
One common medicine used by many asthmatic children is Alupent syrup.
For people who have mild or infrequent attacks, inhalers containing bronchodilators (such as Proventil, Ventolin, Alupent, and Metaprel) are widely prescribed and have proved in most cases to be very useful.