Bricanyl 0.5mg Injection

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Astra Zeneca

Composition for Bricanyl 0.5mg Injection

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42.46
₹42.46/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Bricanyl Injection

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Uses of Bricanyl Injection

Bricanyl 0.5mg Injection is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Bricanyl Injection

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Tremor, Headache, Restlessness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Palpitations.

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How to use Bricanyl Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Bricanyl Injection works

Bricanyl 0.5mg injection is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Bricanyl Injection

Expert advice for Bricanyl Injection

  • This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
  • Limit alcoholic beverages.
  • Avoid smoking and smoke prone places.
  • Do not use terbutaline if you are allergic to terbutaline or to other drugs such as epinephrine, albuterol.
  • Consult your doctor before taking terbutaline if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Bricanyl 0.5mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Bricanyl 0.5mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Bricanyl 0.5mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. H
uman studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Bricanyl 0.5mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Bricanyl 0.5mg Injection should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bricanyl 0.5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Bricany
l 0.5mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Atmosril 25mg Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Pericort 4mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Bricanyl 0.5mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Terbutaline

Q. Is terbutaline a steroid/ corticosteroid/ a catecholamine/ a narcotic/ cough syrup?
Terbutaline (also available as Bricanyl, Brozedex and in combination as Asthakind) belongs to a class of medications called beta agonists. It is used to prevent and treat wheezing, cough, shortness of breath, and chest tightness caused by asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. It is not a corticosteroid, catecholamine or a narcotic
Bricanyl is FDA approved drug and available only by prescription given by your doctor
Q. Is Bricanyl the same as Ventolin/ better than Ventolin?
Terbutaline (Bricanyl) and salbutamol (Ventolin) belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Is Bricanyl a preventer or reliever?
Terbutaline (Bricanyl) is a reliever inhaler, as it relieves asthma attack
Bricanyl may cause hyperglycemia and increased heart rate. It is not known to cause other side effects mentioned. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of the side effects when taking Bricanyl.
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