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Levalbuterol

Known as: (R)-salbutamol, (-)-Albuterol, Levosalbutamol 
A short-acting sympathomimetic beta-2 adrenergic receptor agonist with bronchodilator activity. Levalbuterol binds to beta-2 adrenergic receptors in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) and long-acting β(2)-agonists (LABAs) are recommended in patients with asthma that is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
  • The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 45437124
Highlights of the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program's Expert Panel Report 3 (EPR-3): Guidelines for the Diagnosis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
STUDY OBJECTIVE An efficacy treatment study is conducted comparing levalbuterol to racemic albuterol for acute pediatric asthma… Expand
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND Levalbuterol, the R-isomer of albuterol, has advantages over racemic albuterol in asthma; however, the effectiveness… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To determine whether levalbuterol resulted in fewer hospital admissions than racemic albuterol when used for treatment… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Limited dose-response information is available for nebulized beta2 -agonists, especially in young children… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
AbstractObjectives: The drug salbutamol is used as a 50: 50 racemic mixture of its two enantiomers, (R)- and (S)-salbutamol… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Racemic albuterol is an equal mixture of (R)-albuterol (levalbuterol), which is responsible for the bronchodilator… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND: Commercially available salbutamol is a racemic mixture consisting of equal amounts of the two enantiomers, R… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Allergic bronchospasm in sensitized guinea-pigs was totally suppressed by acute subcutaneous infusion of rac-salbutamol (0.69… Expand
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