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What are the different types of bronchodilators?

Lawrence T. Chiaramonte, MD
Allergy & Immunology
These are the fast-acting bronchodilators: albuterol, Ventolin, Proventil, Maxair. In fact, the first three are really the same medication.

These are longer-acting bronchodilators and have a slower onset of action, but last longer: Serevent, Foradil.
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