Medication Description: 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.
The structure and action is similar to salbutamol and terbutaline; stimulates the B2-adrenoreceptors of the bronchi and has a bronchodilator effect; also has a moderate direct antispasmodic effect on the bronchial muscles; inhibits uterine contractile activity (tocolytic action).
It is used mainly as a bronchodilator for bronchial asthma, asthmatic bronchitis, pulmonary emphysema, various bronchospastic conditions.
Apply inside and inhalation.
For long-term therapy prescribed for adults and children over 16 years old at 0.01-0.02 mg (1 / 2-1 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, dilute 4-7 drops of a 0.006% solution of clenbuterol in 3-5 ml of distilled water and inhale for 5-10 minutes. The effect lasts up to 4h.
Possible side effects and contraindications are the same as in other B-adrenostimulyatorov (see Izadrin).
Method of production: 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.