Albuterol



a selective sympathomimetic bronchodilator, C 13 H 21 NO 3 , inhaled to relax bronchial muscles and ease breathing during an asthma attack.
Contemporary Examples

albuterol inhalers come mass-produced from a factory, and yet asthmatics still prefer them to wheezing uncontrollably.
Warning: “Natural Medicine” Is Often Code for “Pseudoscience” Russell Saunders April 2, 2014

albuterol al·bu·ter·ol (āl-byōō’tə-rôl’, -rōl’)
n.
A crystalline powder readily soluble in most organic solvents whose sulfate form is used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of asthma.
albuterol
(āl-by’tə-rôl’, -rōl’)
An adrenergic stimulant used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of asthma and other obstructive lung diseases.

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