Active Ingredient(s): Bitolterol
FDA Approved: * December 28, 1984
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Asthma

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Tornalate Overview

Bitolterol mesylate (Tornalate) is a short-acting β2 adrenergic receptor agonist used for the relief of bronchospasm in conditions such as asthma[1][2] and COPD.[3][4][5] In these disorders there is a narrowing of the airways (bronchi and their ramifications) that carry air to the lungs. Muscle spasm and inflammation within the bronchi worsen this narrowing. Bitolterol relaxes the smooth muscles present con...

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I still have Tornalate lung spray. Are there any warning labels that you can't drive or use machinery while taking the drug. ## It is most commonly used to treat bronchospasms, and other respiratory issues. However, you should not drive, or operate any heavy machinery, until you are sure of how it affects you. The FDA does warn that it may cause dizziness, headache, insomnia, and nervousness as side effects. Has it been prescribed for you?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Aerosol, Metered: 0.37mg, 0.37mg/inh
  • Solution: 0.2%, 0.20%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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