Xopenex is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent and treat bronchospasms in diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Xopenex is also known by its drug name, Levalbuterol.
Chemically, Xopenex is very similar to Albuterol. Xopenex is a bronchodilator, a drug that dilates the bronchi and bronchioles in the lungs, making it easier to breathe. Xopenex is believed to work by relaxing smooth muscles in the airways. Xopenex is considered a short-acting bronchodilator.
How do I take it?
Xopenex is taken orally using an inhaler or nebulizer. Xopenex is typically administered three times per ... read more