bronchoconstrictor


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bronchoconstrictor

[¦bräŋ·kō·kən¦strik·tər]
(pharmacology)
Any agent that causes a narrowing of the air passages in bronchi and bronchioles.
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Mannitol, the active ingredient in ARIDOL, acts as a bronchoconstrictor and may cause severe bronchospasm.
In addition, no changes to bronchoconstrictor responses to histamine were noted.
Leukotriene receptor antagonists block the bronchoconstrictor and proinflammatory activity of cysteinyl leukotrienes (metabolites of arachodonic acid produced by mast cells, basophils and eosinophils) within the asthmatic airway.
Cardioselective beta-blockers are useful in patients with hypertension who also have impaired pulmonary function, as they eliminate the unwanted bronchoconstrictor effects caused by nonselective beta-blockers (e.
Narcotics can also be a mild bronchoconstrictor and should be used during labor and delivery with care; epidural anesthesia, which is safe in asthmatics, is preferable.
These studies nicely show that such drugs inhibit the bronchoconstrictor response," Stechschulte says.
The effect of SINGULAIR on the bronchoconstrictor response to aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in aspirin-sensitive asthmatic patients has not been evaluated (see PRECAUTIONS, General).
Effects of inactive solution on bronchial reactivity under bronchoconstrictor or bronchodilator suggestion.
Considerations during labor and delivery, when the risk of asthma exacerbations is increased, include avoiding the use of carboprost tromethamine (Hemabate), a very potent bronchoconstrictor that could cause a "rip-roaring" attack.
2] enhances the bronchoconstrictor responses to inhaled aeroallergen in specifically sensitized adults with asthma (U.
The effect of SINGULAIR on the bronchoconstrictor response to aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in aspirin- sensitive asthmatic patients has not been evaluated (see PRECAUTIONS, General).