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What is the medical term for albuterol?

Asked by: Tewfik Michele

asked in category: General Last Updated: 8th January, 2020

What is the medical term for albuterol?

albuterol. (ăl-byo͞′t?-rôl′) A beta-adrenergic drug, C13H21NO3, used in the form of its sulfate as a bronchodilator primarily to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Also called salbutamol.

Keeping this in consideration, what is the generic name for albuterol?

salbutamol

what class of drug is albuterol? bronchodilators

Regarding this, is albuterol a steroid?

No, Ventolin (albuterol) does not contain steroids. There is another type of inhaler that contains inhaled steroids, also called inhaled corticosteroids. This type of inhaler is used regularly as a preventative inhaler. They work continuously to reduce swelling of the airways.

Is ipratropium a steroid?

Ipratropium bromide (trade names Atrovent, λ Apovent, and Aerovent) is an anticholinergic drug—blocks muscarinic receptors. It is marketed as Ventolin among other brand names. Fluticasone propionate is a synthetic corticosteroid derived from fluticasone used to treat asthma and allergic rhinitis (hayfever).

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