Definition of isoproterenol
: a sympathomimetic agent C11H17NO3 used in the treatment of asthma
Origin of isoproterenol
isopropyl + arterenol norepinephrine, from Arterenol, a trademark
First Known Use: 1957
Medical Definition of isoproterenol
: a sympathomimetic agent used in the form of its hydrochloride C11H17NO3·HCl or sulfate (C11H17NO3)2·H2SO4 especially as a bronchodilator in the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema—called also isoprenaline, isopropylarterenol; see isuprel
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