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Albuterol MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Albuterol
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.100.291.057
D02.092.063.291.057
D02.092.471.683.061
Unique ID
D000420
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000420
Scope Note
A short-acting beta-2 adrenergic agonist that is primarily used as a bronchodilator agent to treat ASTHMA. Albuterol is prepared as a racemic mixture of R(-) and S(+) stereoisomers. The stereospecific preparation of R(-) isomer of albuterol is referred to as levalbuterol.
Entry Term(s)
2-t-Butylamino-1-(4-hydroxy-3-hydroxy-3-hydroxymethyl)phenylethanol
Albuterol Sulfate
Proventil
Salbutamol
Sultanol
Ventolin
Pharm Action
Bronchodilator Agents
Tocolytic Agents
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Registry Number
QF8SVZ843E
Related Numbers
021SEF3731
18559-94-9
51022-70-9
CAS Type 1 Name
1,3-Benzenedimethanol, alpha1-(((1,1-dimethylethyl)amino)methyl)-4-hydroxy-
See Also
Formoterol Fumarate
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/05/26
Albuterol Preferred
Ventolin Narrower
Sultanol Narrower
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