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Definition of "formoterol" [formoterol]

  • An agonist used in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, causing bronchodilation by relaxing the smooth muscle in the airway. (noun)

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Use "formoterol" in a sentence
  • "Big Pharma and the FDA have known for years that formoterol fumarate, found in Symbicort, Dulera and Foradil, and salmeterol, found in Advair Diskus and Serevent Diskus, can paradoxically cause asthma deaths, especially in children and African-Americans."
  • "The new FDA restrictions apply to four drugs: salmeterol  (Serevent) and formoterol (Foradil), which contain only an LABA, and the combination medications, salmeterol/fluticasone (Advair) and formoterol/budesonide (Symbicort), which contain both a LABA and an inhaled corticosteroid."
  • "The new FDA restrictions apply to four drugs: salmeterol(Serevent) and formoterol (Foradil), which contain only an LABA, and the combination medications, salmeterol/fluticasone (Advair) and formoterol/budesonide (Symbicort), which contain both a LABA and an inhaled corticosteroid."
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