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Alupent is a drug brand, brand.


Alupent a.k.a. Orciprenaline is a bronchodilator used in the treatment of asthma. Orciprenaline is a moderately selective beta₂-adrenergic receptor agonist that stimulates receptors of the smooth muscle in the lungs, uterus, and vasculature supplying skeletal muscle, with minimal or no effect on alpha-adrenergic receptors. The pharmacologic effects of beta adrenergic agonist drugs, such as orciprenaline, are at least in part attributable to stimulation through beta adrenergic receptors of intracellular adenyl cyclase, the enzyme which catalyzes the conversion of ATP to cAMP. Increased cAMP levels are associated with relaxation of bronchial smooth muscle and inhibition of release of mediators of immediate hypersensitivity from many cells, especially from mast cells.

  • also known as Metaproterenol

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Google previewThe PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Drugs, 8th Edition (EAN) (2007)

8th Edition by Pocket Books, Thompson PDR

Alupent is a bronchodilator prescribed for the prevention and relief of bronchial asthma and bronchial spasms (wheezing) associated with bronchitis and emphysema. Alupent Inhalation Solution is also used to treat acute asthmatic attacks in ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1U1P3E1N1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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