isoproterenol


iso·pro·ter·e·nol

noun \ˌī-sə-prō-ˈter-ə-ˌnl, -ˌnōl\

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

iso·pro·ter·e·nol

noun \ˈī-sə-prō-ˈter-ə-ˌnl, -nəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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