β2-Adrenergic Receptor Agonists

Indications


Agents

Short-Acting β2-Adrenergic Receptor Agonists (SABA)

  • Albuterol (Salbutamol, Ventolin) (see Albuterol, [[Albuterol]])
  • Bitolterol
  • Fenoterol
  • Isoprenaline
  • Levalbuterol (Xopenex) (see Levalbuterol, [[Levalbuterol]])
  • Metaproterenol (Alupent) (see Metaproterenol, [[Metaproterenol]])
  • Pirbuterol (Maxair)
  • Procaterol
  • Ritodrine
  • Terbutaline (Brethine, Bricanyl, Brethaire, Terbulin) (see Terbutaline, [[Terbutaline]])

Long-Acting β2-Adrenergic Receptor Agonists (LABA)

  • Arformoterol (Brovana, Erdotin) (see Arformoterol, [[Arformoterol]])
  • Bambuterol (Bambec, Oxeol)
  • Clenbuterol (Spiropent, Ventipulmin)
  • Formoterol (Foradil, Oxeze, Oxis, Atock, Atimos, Perforomist) (see Formoterol, [[Formoterol]])
  • Olodaterol (Striverdi Respimat) (see Olodaterol, [[Olodaterol]])
    • Olodaterol + Tiotropium
  • Salmeterol (Serevent) (see Salmeterol, [[Salmeterol]])
  • Vilanterol (see Vilanterol, [[Vilanterol]])

Ultra Long-Acting β2-Adrenergic Receptor Agonists

  • Indacaterol (Arcapta) (see Indacaterol, [[Indacaterol]])

Other β2-Adrenergic Receptor Agonists


Pharmacology

  • Bronchial Smooth Muscle β2-Adrenergic Receptors
    • Mediate Bronchodilation
  • Gastrointestinal β2-Adrenergic Receptors
    • Mediate Slowing of Peristalsis
    • Mediate Slowing of Secretions
  • Hepatic β2-Adrenergic Receptors
    • Mediate Gluconeogenesis
    • Mediate Glycogenolysis
    • Mediate Lipolysis
  • Ocular Ciliary Muscle β2-Adrenergic Receptors
    • Mediate Flow of Aqueous Humor
    • Mediate Accommodation
  • Urinary Bladder Detrusor Muscle β2-Adrenergic Receptors
    • Mediate Detrusor Muscle Relaxation
  • Uterine Muscle β2-Adrenergic Receptors
    • Mediate Uterine Relaxation (Tocolysis)
  • Vascular Smooth Muscle β2-Adrenergic Receptors
    • Mediate Vasodilation

Adverse Effects

Cardiovascular Adverse Effects

Other Adverse Effects

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References

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