|Other names||Arformoterol tartrate|
|Side effects||Diarrhea, sinusitis, rash, peripheral swelling, chest pain|
|Inhalation solution for nebuliser|
|Elimination half-life||26 hours|
|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||344.411 g·mol−1|
Arformoterol, sold under the brand name Brovana, is a medication used for the long-term treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is not indicated for sudden worsening. It is given by nebulization. Maximum effect may take 3 hours.
Common side effects include diarrhea, sinusitis, rash, peripheral swelling, and chest pain. Other side effect ma include low potassium, anaphylaxis, and bronchospasm. Safety in pregnancy is unclear. It is a long-acting β2 adrenoreceptor agonist (LABA). It is the active component of formoterol.
It is typically used at a dose of 15 micrograms twice per day.
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