Salbutamol

Also known as: Albuterol Salbutamol

Description

Salbutamol is a selective β2-agonist providing short-acting (4-6 hour) bronchodilation with a fast onset (within 5 minutes) in reversible airways obstruction. At therapeutic doses it acts on the β2-adrenoceptors of bronchial muscle. Salbutamol is administered for the symptomatic relief of bronchospasm associated with chronic or acute asthma, bronchitis or other obstructive pulmonary diseases.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
Salbutamol
R Respiratory system → R03 Drugs for obstructive airway diseases → R03A Adrenergics, inhalants → R03AC Selective beta-2-adrenoreceptor agonists
Salbutamol
R Respiratory system → R03 Drugs for obstructive airway diseases → R03C Adrenergics for systemic use → R03CC Selective beta-2-adrenoreceptor agonists

Medicines

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Other medications with this active ingredient in combination: COMBIPRASAL COMBIVENT IPRAMOL SABACOMB VENTODUO

Product monographs

Monograph
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MPI, EU: SmPC
UK

2D Molecule Structure

2D representation of molecule

3D Molecule Structure

3D representation of molecule

Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII)

QF8SVZ843E - ALBUTEROL

CAS Registry Number

18559-94-9 - salbutamol

SNOMED-CT

372897005 - Salbutamol (substance)