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Xopenex Drug Description
Xopenex®
(levalbuterol HCl) Inhalation Solution, 0.31 mg*, 0.63 mg*, 1.25 mg*
*Potency expressed as levalbuterol
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of levalbuterol inhalation (Xopenex, Xopenex Concentrate, Xopenex HFA)?

Stop using levalbuterol inhalation and seek emergency medical attention if you experience any of the following serious side effects:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
worsening of respiratory symptoms (shortness of breath, wheezing); or
chest pain or irregular heartbeats.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur....
Read All Potential Side Effects for Xopenex »




Xopenex (levalbuterol HCI) Inhalation Solution is a sterile, clear, colorless,
preservative-free solution of the hydrochloride salt of levalbuterol, the (R)-enantiomer
of the drug substance racemic albuterol. Levalbuterol HCl is a relatively selective
beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist (see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY).
The chemical name for levalbuterol HCl is (R)-α1-[[(1,1-dimethylethyl)amino]methyl]-4-hydroxy-1,3-benzenedimethanol
hydrochloride, and its established chemical structure is as follows:







The molecular weight of levalbuterol HCl is 275.8, and its empirical formula
is C13H21NO3•HCI. It is a white to off-white,
crystalline solid, with a melting point of approximately 187°C and solubility
of approximately 180 mg/mL in water.
Levalbuterol HCI is the USAN modified name for (R)-albuterol HCI in the United
States.
Xopenex (levalbuterol HCI) Inhalation Solution is supplied in unit-dose vials
and requires no dilution before administration by nebulization. Each 3 mL unit-
dose vial contains 0.31 mg of levalbuterol (as 0.36 mg of levalbuterol HCI)
or 0.63 mg of levalbuterol (as 0.73 mg of levalbuterol HCI) or 1.25 mg of levalbuterol
(as 1.44 mg of levalbuterol HCI), sodium chloride to adjust tonicity, and sulfuric
acid to adjust the pH to 4.0 (3.3 to 4.5).Last reviewed on RxList: 6/4/2008




Xopenex Drug Description
Xopenex®
(levalbuterol HCl) Inhalation Solution, 0.31 mg*, 0.63 mg*, 1.25 mg*
*Potency expressed as levalbuterol
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of levalbuterol inhalation (Xopenex, Xopenex Concentrate, Xopenex HFA)?

Stop using levalbuterol inhalation and seek emergency medical attention if you experience any of the following serious side effects:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
worsening of respiratory symptoms (shortness of breath, wheezing); or
chest pain or irregular heartbeats.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur....
Read All Potential Side Effects for Xopenex »




Xopenex (levalbuterol HCI) Inhalation Solution is a sterile, clear, colorless,
preservative-free solution of the hydrochloride salt of levalbuterol, the (R)-enantiomer
of the drug substance racemic albuterol. Levalbuterol HCl is a relatively selective
beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist (see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY).
The chemical name for levalbuterol HCl is (R)-α1-[[(1,1-dimethylethyl)amino]methyl]-4-hydroxy-1,3-benzenedimethanol
hydrochloride, and its established chemical structure is as follows:







The molecular weight of levalbuterol HCl is 275.8, and its empirical formula
is C13H21NO3•HCI. It is a white to off-white,
crystalline solid, with a melting point of approximately 187°C and solubility
of approximately 180 mg/mL in water.
Levalbuterol HCI is the USAN modified name for (R)-albuterol HCI in the United
States.
Xopenex (levalbuterol HCI) Inhalation Solution is supplied in unit-dose vials
and requires no dilution before administration by nebulization. Each 3 mL unit-
dose vial contains 0.31 mg of levalbuterol (as 0.36 mg of levalbuterol HCI)
or 0.63 mg of levalbuterol (as 0.73 mg of levalbuterol HCI) or 1.25 mg of levalbuterol
(as 1.44 mg of levalbuterol HCI), sodium chloride to adjust tonicity, and sulfuric
acid to adjust the pH to 4.0 (3.3 to 4.5).Last reviewed on RxList: 6/4/2008




Xopenex Drug Description
Xopenex®
(levalbuterol HCl) Inhalation Solution, 0.31 mg*, 0.63 mg*, 1.25 mg*
*Potency expressed as levalbuterol
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of levalbuterol inhalation (Xopenex, Xopenex Concentrate, Xopenex HFA)?

Stop using levalbuterol inhalation and seek emergency medical attention if you experience any of the following serious side effects:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
worsening of respiratory symptoms (shortness of breath, wheezing); or
chest pain or irregular heartbeats.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur....
Read All Potential Side Effects for Xopenex »




Xopenex (levalbuterol HCI) Inhalation Solution is a sterile, clear, colorless,
preservative-free solution of the hydrochloride salt of levalbuterol, the (R)-enantiomer
of the drug substance racemic albuterol. Levalbuterol HCl is a relatively selective
beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist (see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY).
The chemical name for levalbuterol HCl is (R)-α1-[[(1,1-dimethylethyl)amino]methyl]-4-hydroxy-1,3-benzenedimethanol
hydrochloride, and its established chemical structure is as follows:







The molecular weight of levalbuterol HCl is 275.8, and its empirical formula
is C13H21NO3•HCI. It is a white to off-white,
crystalline solid, with a melting point of approximately 187°C and solubility
of approximately 180 mg/mL in water.
Levalbuterol HCI is the USAN modified name for (R)-albuterol HCI in the United
States.
Xopenex (levalbuterol HCI) Inhalation Solution is supplied in unit-dose vials
and requires no dilution before administration by nebulization. Each 3 mL unit-
dose vial contains 0.31 mg of levalbuterol (as 0.36 mg of levalbuterol HCI)
or 0.63 mg of levalbuterol (as 0.73 mg of levalbuterol HCI) or 1.25 mg of levalbuterol
(as 1.44 mg of levalbuterol HCI), sodium chloride to adjust tonicity, and sulfuric
acid to adjust the pH to 4.0 (3.3 to 4.5).Last reviewed on RxList: 6/4/2008




Xopenex Drug Description
Xopenex®
(levalbuterol HCl) Inhalation Solution, 0.31 mg*, 0.63 mg*, 1.25 mg*
*Potency expressed as levalbuterol
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of levalbuterol inhalation (Xopenex, Xopenex Concentrate, Xopenex HFA)?

Stop using levalbuterol inhalation and seek emergency medical attention if you experience any of the following serious side effects:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
worsening of respiratory symptoms (shortness of breath, wheezing); or
chest pain or irregular heartbeats.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur....
Read All Potential Side Effects for Xopenex »




Xopenex (levalbuterol HCI) Inhalation Solution is a sterile, clear, colorless,
preservative-free solution of the hydrochloride salt of levalbuterol, the (R)-enantiomer
of the drug substance racemic albuterol. Levalbuterol HCl is a relatively selective
beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist (see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY).
The chemical name for levalbuterol HCl is (R)-α1-[[(1,1-dimethylethyl)amino]methyl]-4-hydroxy-1,3-benzenedimethanol
hydrochloride, and its established chemical structure is as follows:







The molecular weight of levalbuterol HCl is 275.8, and its empirical formula
is C13H21NO3•HCI. It is a white to off-white,
crystalline solid, with a melting point of approximately 187°C and solubility
of approximately 180 mg/mL in water.
Levalbuterol HCI is the USAN modified name for (R)-albuterol HCI in the United
States.
Xopenex (levalbuterol HCI) Inhalation Solution is supplied in unit-dose vials
and requires no dilution before administration by nebulization. Each 3 mL unit-
dose vial contains 0.31 mg of levalbuterol (as 0.36 mg of levalbuterol HCI)
or 0.63 mg of levalbuterol (as 0.73 mg of levalbuterol HCI) or 1.25 mg of levalbuterol
(as 1.44 mg of levalbuterol HCI), sodium chloride to adjust tonicity, and sulfuric
acid to adjust the pH to 4.0 (3.3 to 4.5).Last reviewed on RxList: 6/4/2008




Xopenex Drug Description
Xopenex®
(levalbuterol HCl) Inhalation Solution, 0.31 mg*, 0.63 mg*, 1.25 mg*
*Potency expressed as levalbuterol
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of levalbuterol inhalation (Xopenex, Xopenex Concentrate, Xopenex HFA)?

Stop using levalbuterol inhalation and seek emergency medical attention if you experience any of the following serious side effects:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
worsening of respiratory symptoms (shortness of breath, wheezing); or
chest pain or irregular heartbeats.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur....
Read All Potential Side Effects for Xopenex »




Xopenex (levalbuterol HCI) Inhalation Solution is a sterile, clear, colorless,
preservative-free solution of the hydrochloride salt of levalbuterol, the (R)-enantiomer
of the drug substance racemic albuterol. Levalbuterol HCl is a relatively selective
beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist (see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY).
The chemical name for levalbuterol HCl is (R)-α1-[[(1,1-dimethylethyl)amino]methyl]-4-hydroxy-1,3-benzenedimethanol
hydrochloride, and its established chemical structure is as follows:







The molecular weight of levalbuterol HCl is 275.8, and its empirical formula
is C13H21NO3•HCI. It is a white to off-white,
crystalline solid, with a melting point of approximately 187°C and solubility
of approximately 180 mg/mL in water.
Levalbuterol HCI is the USAN modified name for (R)-albuterol HCI in the United
States.
Xopenex (levalbuterol HCI) Inhalation Solution is supplied in unit-dose vials
and requires no dilution before administration by nebulization. Each 3 mL unit-
dose vial contains 0.31 mg of levalbuterol (as 0.36 mg of levalbuterol HCI)
or 0.63 mg of levalbuterol (as 0.73 mg of levalbuterol HCI) or 1.25 mg of levalbuterol
(as 1.44 mg of levalbuterol HCI), sodium chloride to adjust tonicity, and sulfuric
acid to adjust the pH to 4.0 (3.3 to 4.5).Last reviewed on RxList: 6/4/2008





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