Frevent Syrup

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Medicine Overview of Frevent Syrup

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Uses of Etofylline / Etophylline

Etofylline / Etophylline is used in the treatment of asthma prevention and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Etofylline / Etophylline

Common

Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.

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How to use Etofylline / Etophylline

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Frevent Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Frevent Syrup with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Frevent Syrup works

Etofylline / etophylline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.
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Uses of Terbutaline

Terbutaline is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Terbutaline

Common

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

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How to use Terbutaline

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Frevent Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Frevent Syrup with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Frevent Syrup works

Terbutaline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Frevent Syrup

Expert advice for Etofylline / Etophylline

  • It is better to take Etofylline / Etophylline in the evening around 7-8 pm for protection against asthma symptoms throughout the night.
  • Etofylline / Etophylline will not work for sudden wheezing or asthma attacks once they start. Always keep a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
  • Not as effective as steroid inhalers for asthma.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with the kidney, liver or heart disease, or have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Taking Etofylline / Etophylline can reduce the requirement of steroids by 50%.

Expert advice for Terbutaline

  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Frevent Syrup
Alcohol
CAUTION
Frevent Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Frevent Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Frevent Syrup is safe to use during lactation. Human studie
s 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
It is not known whether Frevent Syrup alters the ability to
drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Frevent Syrup should be used with caution in patients with k
idney disease. Dose adjustment of Frevent Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Frevent
Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

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
Q. Is Terbutaline FDA approved/ available over the counter?
Terbutaline 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 Terbutaline cause autism/ cause diarrhea/ cause hyperglycemia/ cause respiratory depression/ make you tired/ cause weight gain/ make you fat/ raise blood pressure?
Terbutaline 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 Terbutaline.
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Substitutes for Frevent

No substitutes found for this medicine
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