formoterol

noun

for·​mot·​e·​rol fȯr-ˈmät-ə-ˌrȯl How to pronounce formoterol (audio)
variants also formoterol fumarate
: a beta-agonist (C19H24N2O4)2·C4H4O4·2H2O that is used as an orally inhaled bronchodilator alone or in combination with another drug (such as budesonide or mometasone) especially to treat asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and exercise-induced bronchospasm

Note: Trademarks for preparations containing formoterol include Dulera, Foradil, Perforomist, and Symbicort.

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“Formoterol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/formoterol. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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