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salbutamol --> albuterol

(Science: chemical) A direct-acting sympathomimetic agent with a relatively selective action on beta-2 adrenoceptors. Its main clinical use is in asthma.

Pharmacological action: adrenergic beta-agonists, bronchodilator agents, sympathomimetic, tocolytic agents.

Chemical name: 1,3-Benzenedimethanol, alpha1-(((1,1-dimethylethyl)amino)methyl)-4-hydroxy-

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