albuterol albuterol  /ˌæl ˈbju tə rɔl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects are tachycardia and shakiness

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Usage(s):

  • Fortunately, once it has been recognized, exercise-induced asthma is easily treated with short-acting bronchodilators such as albuterol in the study, using albuterol inhalers .

News

  • Golden Gate: Trainer Billy Morey suspended for medication violations

    The Golden Gate Fields stewards suspended trainer Billy Morey for 30 days and fined him $3,000 for an overage of the bronchodilator albuterol in the horse Picture Perfect, who tested positive after winning the first race at Golden Gate Fields on Jan. 1.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

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