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Levosalbutamol (International)



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiasthmatic agent

β₂-Sympathomimetic agent

Chemical Names



(R)-alpha-[(tert-Butylamino)metyl]-4-hydroxy-3-(hydroxymetyl)benzylalkohol (IUPAC)

(R)-alpha-[tert-butylamino)metyl]-4-hydroxy-m-xylene-alpha,alpha'-diol (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Levosalbutamolum (Latin)
  • Levosalbutamol (German)
  • Levosalbutamol (French)
  • Levosalbutamol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • (R)-Albuterol (IS)
  • (R)-Salbutamol (IS)
  • Levalbuterol (IS)
  • R(-)-Albuterol (IS)
  • Salbutamol (R)- (IS)
  • Levalbuterol (PH: USP 41)
  • Levalbuterol Hydrochloride (OS: USAN)
  • (R)-Albuterol HCl (IS)
  • Levalbuterol Hydrochloride (PH: USP 41)
  • Levalbuterol Sulfate (OS: USAN)
  • Levalbuterol Tartrate (OS: USAN)

Brand Names

  • Aerocort [+ Beclometasone]
    Cipla, India
  • Aerozest
    Macleods, India
  • Alkof-LS [+ Ambroxol, + Levomenthol, + Guaifenesin]
    Alkem, India
  • Arolax
    Navana, Bangladesh
  • Inhawell
    Neutec Inhaler, Turkey
  • Ipralev [+ Ipratropium Bromide]
    Celtis, Turkey
  • Lebusal
    Neutec Inhaler, Turkey
  • Levolin
    Cipla, Lebanon
  • Purilin
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Purisal
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Respira
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Salmolin-L
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Ventisal L
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Brosoflux [+ Ambroxol]
    Collins, Mexico
  • Levalbuterol Hydrochloride
    Aurobindo Pharma USA, United States; Cipla, United States; IMPAX Laboratories, United States; Mylan, United States; Ritedose, United States; Teva, United States
  • Xopenex
    Oak Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Actisal
    Silva Pharmaceuticals, Bangladesh
  • Adbrox-LS [+ Ambroxol, + Guaifenesin]
    Aden Healthcare, India
  • Aire
    Delta, Bangladesh
  • Asmolex L
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Brizy
    Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Brodil Levo
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Lebrod
    Alco, Bangladesh
  • Lesal
    Apex, Bangladesh
  • Levair
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Leventa
    Novo Healthcare, Bangladesh
  • Levolin
    Cipla, India
  • Levostar
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Livodel
    Popular, Bangladesh
  • Sanlev
    Novartis, Bangladesh
  • Xopenex HFA
    Sunovion, United States


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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