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Clenbuterol hydrochloride

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Synonym(s): Clenbuterol


Introduction

Name

  • Clenbuterol hydrochloride.

Class of drug

  • Sympathomimetic bronchodilator.

Uses

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Indications

  • Treatment of respiratory disease where obstruction due to either bronchospasm and/or accumulation of mucus is a factor.
  • To promote bronchodilation in:

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with drugs

  • Clenbuterol antagonizes the effects of prostaglandin F2α and oxytocin.
  • Clenbuterol is antagonized by β-adrenergic blocking agents.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Pozzoli C, Bertini S, Poli E, Placenza G & Menozzi A (2020) Relaxing effects of clenbuterol, ritodrine, salbutamol and fenoterol on the contractions of horse isolated bronchi induced by different stimuli. Res Vet Sci 128, 43-48 PubMed.
  • Kearns C F and McKeever K H (2009) Clenbuterol and the horse revisited. Vet J 182 (3), 384-91 PubMed.
  • Carlos L & Davis M (2007) Does clenbuterol positively affect racing horses? Equine Vet Educ 19 (5), 228-230 VetMedResource.
  • Manohar M et al (2000) Clenbuterol administration does not attenuate the exercise-induced pulmonary arterial, capillary or venous hypertension in strenuously exercising Thoroughbred horses. Equine Vet J 31 (6), 546-550 PubMed.

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