Prodrug vs Bambuterol - What's the difference?

prodrug | bambuterol |


As nouns the difference between prodrug and bambuterol

is that prodrug is (pharmacology) a drug that is administered in an inactive form that is metabolised in the body into a biologically active compound while bambuterol is a laba used in the treatment of asthma, a prodrug of terbutaline.

prodrug

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Noun

(en noun)
  • (pharmacology) A drug that is administered in an inactive form that is metabolised in the body into a biologically active compound.
  • bambuterol

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia bambuterol)
  • A LABA used in the treatment of asthma, a prodrug of terbutaline.