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Systematic (IUPAC) name
N-[2-hydroxy-5-[(1R)-1-hydroxy-2-[[(2R)-1-(4-methoxyphenyl) propan-2-yl]amino]ethyl] phenyl]formamide
CAS number 67346-49-0
ATC code none
DrugBank DB01274
Chemical data
Formula C19H24N2O4 
Mol. mass 344.405 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Protein binding 52–65%
Half life 26 hours
Therapeutic considerations
Licence data

US FDA:link

Pregnancy cat. C(US)
Legal status -only (US)
Routes nebuliser

Arformoterol is a long acting beta-adrenoceptor agonist drug indicated for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is sold by Sepracor, under the trade name Brovana, as a solution of arformoterol tartrate to be administered twice daily (morning and evening) by nebulization.[1]

It is the active (R,R)-enantiomer of formoterol and was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 6, 2006 for the treatment of COPD.


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