respiratory
Asthma

LABA adverse effects may be chiral


The rare but unexplained asthma exacerbations and deaths seen with long term LABA treatment may be due one of the two optical isomers, an Australian toxicologist says. The pharmacological effects of beta agonists come predominantly from the R-isomers and until recently it was thought that the 50% S-isomer content was inactive, according to Dr Glenn ...

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