Metaproterenol Sulfate Tablets Rx

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Metaproterenol Sulfate Tablets

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Generic Name and Formulations:

Metaproterenol sulfate 10mg, 20mg.

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Indications for Metaproterenol Sulfate Tablets:

Asthma. Bronchospasm.


20mg 3–4 times daily.


<6yrs: not recommended. 6–9yrs (<60 lbs): 10mg 3–4 times daily. >9yrs (>60 lbs): 20mg 3–4 times daily.


Arrhythmias associated with tachycardia.


Avoid excessive use. Hypertension. Cardiovascular disease. CHF. Hyperthyroidism. Diabetes. Seizure disorders. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

See Also:

Metaproterenol Inh Soln

Metaproterenol Sulfate Syrup

Pharmacological Class:

Beta-2 agonist.


Avoid other aerosol β-agonists. Potentiated by sympathomimetics, tricyclics, MAOIs.

Adverse Reactions:

Tachycardia, nervousness, tremor, headache, dizziness, GI upset, hypertension, paradoxical bronchospasm, cough, bad taste.

How Supplied:

Inh soln, tabs, syrup—contact supplier.