Concise Prescribing Info
Acute bronchospasm.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO 50 mcg 1-2 times/day. Inhalation As metered-dose aerosol: 10-20 mcg up to 3 times/day. Max: 20 mcg tid. As 100 mcg/mL inhalation soln via nebuliser: Usual doses: 30-50 mcg.
Dosage Details
Acute bronchospasm
Adult: As hydrochloride: Metered-dose aerosol: 10-20 mcg up to tid. Max: 20 mcg tid. As 100 mcg/ml inhalation soln via nebuliser: Usual doses of 30-50 mcg.

Acute bronchospasm
Adult: As hydrochloride: 50 mcg once or bid.
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Hyperthyroidism, myocardial insufficiency, arrhythmias, susceptibility to QT-interval prolongation, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, severe asthma; pregnancy. Not to be used in the treatment of moderate to severe asthma.
Adverse Reactions
Fine tremor of skeletal muscle, palpitations, tachycardia, nervous tension, headaches, peripheral vasodilatation, muscle cramps (rare), hypersensitivity reactions.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of digitalis-induced arrhythmias.
Potentially Fatal: Increased risk of hypokalaemia with concomitant admin of corticosteroids, diuretics, xanthines.
Description: Procaterol is a direct-acting sympathomimetic with predominantly β-adrenoceptor stimulant activity selective to β2 receptors.
Onset: Oral inhalation: 5 min.
Duration: Oral inhalation: 8 hr.
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