metaproterenol inhaler - oral, Alupent
GENERIC NAME: METAPROTERENOL INHALER - ORAL (met-a-proe-TER-e-nol)
BRAND NAME(S): Alupent
USES: Metaproterenol is used to treat wheezing and shortness of breath that commonly occur with lung problems (e.g., asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). 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.
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