Long-acting beta-adrenoceptor agonist

What is Long-acting beta-adrenoceptor agonist?

Long acting Beta adrenoceptors are given to patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease where the usual drugs are not capable to act on the smooth muscle of the lungs for a longer duration. The long duration of action is of this drug is due to lipophilic side-chain.

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I'm an asthmatic, 35 years old. Currently, when it occurs I use Seretide 250mg, I want to ask the difference between Salbutamol 2,5...

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I have gone through your available details, you are having Bronchial asthma and using inhalation therapy.


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5' 8", 200lbs, 54YO - taking metoprolol 25mg for slight BP, once in morning - BP was excellent last time at Dr. (2 wks ago) 110/76. I accidentally...

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Welcome to HCM
Metoprolol is a beta blocker which reduces heart rate
and mild anti hypertensive.
High dose can lead to low heart rate which may...

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