levalbuterol

noun
lev·​al·​bu·​te·​rol | \ ˌlev-al-ˈbyü-tə-ˌrȯl, -ˌrōl How to pronounce levalbuterol (audio) \

Medical Definition of levalbuterol

: a beta-agonist bronchodilator administered by oral inhalation in the form of its hydrochloride C13H21NO3·HCl or tartrate (C13H21NO3)2·C4H6O6 to treat bronchospasm associated especially with asthma

called also levosalbutamol

Note: Levalbuterol is an enantiomer of albuterol and is marketed under the trademark Xopenex.

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“Levalbuterol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/levalbuterol. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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