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Other Names


  • A beta 2 agonist which may be abused in an effort to increase lean body mass.

Performance Enhancing Effects

  • Increased protein turnover in skeletal muscle after resistance training [1] and increase in lean body mass. [2]

Medical Indications

  • Asthma
  • COPD

Adverse Effects

  • Tachycardia
  • Tremor
  • Anxiety
  • Palpitations

WADA Considerations

  • On WADA Prohibited list

See Also


  1. Hostrup M, Reitelseder S, Jessen S, et al. Beta2-adrenoceptor agonist salbutamol increases protein turnover rates and alters signalling in skeletal muscle after resistance exercise in young men. J Physiol. 2018. doi:10.1113/JP275560
  2. Jessen S, Onslev J, Lemminger A, Backer V, Bangsbo J, Hostrup M. Hypertrophic effect of inhaled beta2-agonist with and without concurrent exercise training: A randomized controlled trial. Scand J Med Sci Sport. 2018. doi:10.1111/sms.13221

Created by:
Khashayar ( Khash ) Farzam on 12 July 2019 03:03:20
Last edited:
21 July 2019 17:41:20