Beta 2 Adrenergic Agonists

by Cathy Parkes May 21, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021

Beta 2 adrenergic agonists: Albuterol is SHORT-acting (for acute episodes) and Salmeterol is LONG-acting. HINT: Salmeterol looks like "salmon". Eating salmon can help you lead a LONG life.

Beta 2 adrenergic agonists: Albuterol is SHORT-acting (for acute episodes) and Salmeterol is LONG-acting.

HINT: Salmeterol looks like "salmon". Eating salmon can help you lead a LONG life.

To learn more about beta-2 adrenergic agonists, check out our video on respiratory bronchodilators.



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