Clenbuterol


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Bronchodilator.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO 20 mcg twice daily, up to 40 mcg twice daily. Inhalation 20 mcg 3 times/day.
Dosage Details
Inhalation/Respiratory
Bronchodilator
Adult: 20 mcg tid.

Oral
Bronchodilator
Adult: 20 mcg bid, may increase up to 40 mcg bid.
Special Precautions
Hyperthyroidism, myocardial insufficiency, arrhythmias, susceptibility to QT-interval prolongation, hypertension, DM, severe asthma; pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Fine tremor of skeletal muscle, palpitations, tachycardia, nervous tension, headaches, peripheral vasodilatation, muscle cramps (rare), hypokalaemia (large doses), hypersensitivity reactions.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias when used with potassium-depleting drugs e.g. thiazide or loop diuretics, amphotericin B, corticosteroids. Increased risk of hypokalaemia and tachycardia when used with high-dose theophylline.
Action
Description: Clenbuterol is a direct-acting sympathomimetic with predominantly β-adrenergic activity and has selective action on β2-receptors.
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