Methacholine

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Methacholine Overview

Methacholine (INN, USAN) (trade name Provocholine) is a synthetic choline ester that acts as a non-selective muscarinic receptor agonist in the parasympathetic nervous system. Contents 1 Uses 2 Pharmacology 3 Contraindications 4 References 5 External links Uses Methacholine is primarily used to diagnose bronchial hyperreactivity,[1] which is the hallmark of asthma and also occurs in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This is accomplished through the bronchial chal...

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Methacholine Duration in the Body---Removal?

I'm still waiting for a reply to someone's 5/21/2009 question---how long does Methacholine stay in the body after a challenge test? I had my test on 5/10/11 and STILL feel it in my lungs and want it taken OFF my lungs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What is your recommendation as far as medication to remove this gunk off my lungs???????????????????? Been absolutely miserable with my breathing/lung congestion since this test. ## Metacholine is used to bronchial tests, such as diagnosing asthma. It s broken down at a relatively slow rate, but if you are still have problems this long after the test, you should contact your doctor. If you were tested, because you have been having breathing problems, then you need to discover whether this problem is being caused from the use ...

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Methacholine
  • For Solution: 100mg/vial, 1600mg/vial
  • Powder, Metered: 100mg
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