METAPROTERENOL (ORCIPRENALINE) - ORAL
Phonetic Pronunciation: (met-a-proe-TER-e-nol)
Information last revised May 2010
What does METAPROTERENOL - ORAL look like?
metaproterenol 10 mg Tab
metaproterenol 20 mg Tab
Metaproterenol is used to treat wheezing and shortness of breath from lung problems (e.g., asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchitis, emphysema). Controlling these symptoms can decrease time lost from work or school. Metaproterenol is a bronchodilator (beta-2 receptor agonist) that works by opening breathing passages to make breathing easier. This drug is also known as orciprenaline in other countries.
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