Metaproterenol OverviewOrciprenaline, also known as metaproterenol, is a bronchodilator used in the treatment of asthma. Orciprenaline is a moderately selective β2 adrenergic receptor agonist that stimulates receptors of the smooth muscle in the lungs, uterus, and vasculature supplying skeletal muscle, with minimal or no effect on α adrenergic receptors. The pharmacologic effects of β adrenergic agonist drugs, such as orciprenaline, are at least in part attributa...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Aerosol, Metered: 0.65mg/actuation, 0.65mg/inh
- Solution: 0.4%, 0.40%, 0.6%, 0.60%, 5%
- Syrup: 10mg/5ml
- Tablet: 10mg, 20mg
NDC Database Records for Metaproterenol: (2 results)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 49884-258 Metaproterenol Sulfate 10 mg Oral Tablet by Par Pharmaceutical Inc
- 49884-259 Metaproterenol Sulfate 20 mg Oral Tablet by Par Pharmaceutical Inc