Class: Selective Beta-2 Agonists (Respiratory system drugs)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: (C12H19NO3)2.H2SO4 = 548.7
Precautions: Antepartum bleeding. toxaemia of pregnancy.caution in hyperthyroidism, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.eclampsia.
Indications/Uses: Bronchodilation in asthma, bronchitis and emphysema. oral: 0.05mg/kg tid to max 0.i5. sc: 0.005-0.1 mg/kg. nebulization: 0.01-0.03 mg/kg.
Interactions: Increased toxicity: mao inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants. reduced effect: beta blockers.
Side Effects: Nervousness. tremor. palpitations. tachycardia. hypertension. dizziness. dry mouth. nausea. sweating.