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… (More)
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2009
2009
OBJECTIVE To assess the use of high-dose continuous levalbuterol (LEV), the single active (R)-enantiomer of racemic albuterol… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Highlights of the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program's Expert Panel Report 3 (EPR-3): Guidelines for the Diagnosis… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of levalbuterol metered dose inhaler (MDI) in children aged 4-11 years (n = 173… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Hydrofluoroalkane-propelled levalbuterol (Xopenex) aerosol is a recently approved formulation for delivery via metered… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Effective asthma control requires long-term (anti-inflammatory) controller medications for patients with mild-persistent to… (More)
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2003
2003
The effects of equipotent doses of racemic albuterol and levalbuterol on heart rate (HR) in intensive care patients with and… (More)
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND Racemic albuterol (RAC) is an equal mixture of (R)-albuterol and (S)-albuterol. Only the (R)-isomer, levalbuterol (LEV… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Albuterol is a 50:50 mixture of R-albuterol, the active enantiomer, and S-albuterol, which appears to be inactive in humans. The… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND Regular use of racemic salbutamol results in the partial loss of its bronchoprotective effect. The 2 enantiomers of… (More)
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND Commercially available salbutamol is a racemic mixture consisting of equal amounts of the two enantiomers, R… (More)
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