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a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs

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Ipratropium bromide is prescribed for as-needed use for symptom relief in COPD and can also be used 4 - 6-hourly as a maintenance bronchodilator agent. Tiotropium may be used as a first-line long-acting bronchodilator treatment in COPD or may be used in combination with LABAs because of their different mechanisms of action.
More research will be needed to determine whether antibiotic therapy results in improved outcomes in certain patient populations treated with bronchodilator agents.
Stockley reported that two of these bronchodilator agents -- theophylline and terbutaline -- appeared to boost the activity of many white blood cells called neutrophils in a test-tube experiment.
This article will review long acting adrenergic bronchodilator agents available and their indication for use.