Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Adult: As metered-dose aerosol: 250-500 mcg (1-2 puffs) when necessary. Max: 8 times/24 hr. Do not repeat dose in <1 hr.
Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy; tachyarrhythmia; monotherapy in the treatment of asthma.
Special Precautions
Hyperthyroidism, myocardial insufficiency, arrhythmias, susceptibility to QT-interval prolongation, hypertension, severe asthma and DM. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Fine tremor of skeletal muscle, palpitations, muscle cramps, tachycardia, nervous tension, headache, peripheral vasodilatation, hypersensitivity reactions.
Drug Interactions
Antidepressants, sympathomimetics. Increased susceptability to digitalis-induced arrythmias. May enhance neuromuscular blockade produced by pancuronium and vecuronium.
Potentially Fatal: Increased risk of hypokalaemia when used with xanthines, corticosteroids and diuretics.
Description: Rimiterol is a direct-acting sympathomimetic with predominantly β-adrenergic activity and a selective action on β2-receptors. It is used in the management of bronchial asthma.
MIMS Class
Antiasthmatic & COPD Preparations
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