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Scientific Name: Vilanterol
Brand Name: Anoro, Anoro Ellipta, Breo Ellipta, Trelegy Ellipta
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Vilanterol is a selective long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist. Its pharmacological effect is attributable to stimulation of intracellular adenylyl cyclase which catalyzes the conversion of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) to cyclic-3′, 5′-adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) . Increases in cyclic AMP are associated with relaxation of bronchial smooth muscle and inhibition of release of hypersensitivity mediators from mast cells in the lungs.
Description of the Drug: Vilanterol is a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist used in combination with other bronchodilators for the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) , including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from