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Term: Beta 2-Agonist

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Last Updated: 2005-11-24


A group of drugs that is used as a first line treatment to alleviate asthma symptoms. These are identified by the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) drug classification codes: R03AA, R03AB, and R03AC.

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