Bricanyl 2.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Bricanyl Tablet
Bricanyl 2.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Bricanyl Tablet side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Palpitations
  • Muscle weakness
  • Hypokalemic (decreased potassium level in blood) alkalosis
  • Heart beat increased
  • Trembling
How to use Bricanyl Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bricanyl 2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Bricanyl Tablet works
Bricanyl 2.5 mg Tablet is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.
Bricanyl Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Bricanyl 2.5 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Bricanyl 2.5 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
SAFE
Bricanyl 2.5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bricanyl 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bricanyl 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Bricanyl 2.5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Bricanyl 2.5 mg Tablet
₹0.99/Tablet
₹5.29/Tablet
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Expert Advice

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  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Bricanyl with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Attera
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
MODERATE
Brand(s): Dexamax, OD Dex, Adexa
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stacort
MODERATE
Brand(s): Austril
MODERATE
Brand(s): Theopin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Darcort
MODERATE
Brand(s): Catrisol, Betaforte
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zencort-M, Welone, Rigapred
MODERATE
Brand(s): Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Bricanyl

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I am suffering from asthma. Any treatment here for fix this problem.Please give me remedy for asthma.thanx
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/asthomap-tablets-otc3258641-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.take this medicine along with your treatmentDo yoga on daily baisis
My Father have allergic asthma from last 1 year. He examined many doctors but not recovered. Due to alergy he did not take rest in night please give your valuable suggestion and treatment
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
is he on regular medications/inhalers. get spirometry done and if he has been prescribed inhalers ask him to continue those
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User Feedback


FAQs

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
Q. Is Bricanyl FDA approved/ available over the counter?
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
Q. Does Bricanyl cause autism/ cause diarrhea/ cause hyperglycemia/ cause respiratory depression/ make you tired/ cause weight gain/ make you fat/ raise blood pressure?
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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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