Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Xopenex
  2. Xopenex HFA
  3. Xopenex Pediatric

Descriptions


Levalbuterol belongs to the family of adrenergic bronchodilators. Levalbuterol is used to prevent or treat chest tightness, shortness of breath, troubled breathing and wheezing associated with bronchospasm.

This medicine is breathed in through the mouth by using a nebulizer and compressor or by using an inhaler. Levalbuterol opens up the bronchial tubes (air passages) of the lungs.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution
  • Aerosol Powder