OBO ID: CHEBI:31633
Term Name: formoterol fumarate Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • formoterol hemifumarate
  • rac-bis[(2R)-N-{(2R)-2-[3-(formylamino)-4-hydroxyphenyl]-2-hydroxyethyl}-1-(4-methoxyphenyl)propan-2-aminium] (2E)-but-2-enedioate
  • rac-N-{2-hydroxy-5-[(1R)-1-hydroxy-2-{[(2R)-1-(4-methoxyphenyl)propan-2-yl]amino}ethyl]phenyl}formamide (2E)-but-2-enedioate
Definition: A racemate consisting of equal amounts of arformoterol fumarate (the active enantiomer) and (S,S)-formoterol fumarate (the inactive enantiomer). It is used (particularly in its dihydrate form) as a direct-acting sympathomimetic and bronchodilator for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (any progressive respiratory disease that makes it harder to breathe over time, such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema).
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Ontology: Chebi
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