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Flashcards in 49. Methacholine Deck (2):
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• What is the primary function of methacholine? By what mechanism does it work?

Bronchoconstriction via muscarinic (M3) receptor agonism

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• A physician cannot tell if a patient has asthma. What drug could be used in an asthma challenge test for this patient?

Methacholine