Description of the medicine: Clenbuterol (Clenbuterol)
1- (4-amino-3,5-dichlorophenyl) -2- (tert-butylamino) ethanol.
Available in the form of hydrochloride.
Synonyms: Contraspasmin, Spiropent, Clembumar, Contraspasmin, Spiropent, Venticil, Ventipulmin, etc.
In structure and action, it is close to salbutamol and terbutaline; stimulates B2-adrenergic receptors of the bronchi and has a bronchodilating effect; also has a moderate direct antispasmodic effect on the bronchial muscles; inhibits the contractile activity of the uterus (tocolytic effect).
It is used mainly as a bronchodilator in bronchial asthma, asthmatic bronchitis, emphysema, various bronchospastic conditions.
Apply inside and inhalation.
For long-term therapy, adults and children over 16 years of age are prescribed 0.01-0.02 mg (1/2 tablet) or 5-10 ml of 0.0002% syrup 2-3 times a day; young children - in doses of 25 to 10 ml of 0.0001% syrup 2 times a day.
For inhalations, 4-7 drops of a 0.006% solution of Clenbuterol in 3-5 ml of distilled water are diluted and inhaled for 5-10 minutes. The effect lasts up to 4 hours.
Possible side effects and contraindications are the same as with other B-adrenostimulants (see Izadrin).
Method of release: tablets of 0.02 mg; 0.0001% and 0.0002% syrup (0.005 or 0.01 mg in 5 ml) for children in 100 ml bottles; 0.006% solution (0.06 mg in 1 ml).
Storage: List B.