Class: Selective Beta-2 Agonists (Respiratory system drugs)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C13H21NO3 = 239.3
Precautions: Caution in hyperthyroidism, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.eclampsia.
Indications/Uses: Brochodilation in asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis. management of premature labour; oral 2-4 mg 3 or 4 times daily, with or without food; also by sc, im, inhalation routes.
Interactions: Increased effect: sympathomimetics, mao inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants. decreased effect: beta-blockers.
Side Effects: Fine tremor. nervous tension. tachycardia. palpitations. sleep disturbances. nausea. sweating.