TERBUTALINE SULPHA 0.5MG INJECTION

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Astra Zeneca

Composition for TERBUTALINE SULPHA 0.5MG INJECTION

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33
₹33.0/injection
1 ML in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of TERBUTALINE SULPHA INJECTION

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Uses of TERBUTALINE SULPHA INJECTION

Terbutaline sulpha 0.5mg injection is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (copd).
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Side effects of TERBUTALINE SULPHA INJECTION

Common

Cough, Respiratory tract inflammation, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Respiratory tract infection, Throat irritation.

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How to use TERBUTALINE SULPHA INJECTION

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

How TERBUTALINE SULPHA INJECTION works

The Terbutaline sulpha 0.5mg injection works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on TERBUTALINE SULPHA INJECTION

Expert advice for TERBUTALINE SULPHA 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for TERBUTALINE SULPHA 0.5MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Terbutaline sulpha 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
Terbutaline sulpha 0.5mg injection is probably safe to use d
uring breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
DECMAX 4MG TABLET, DECAMYCIN 4MG INJECTION, PERICORT 4MG TABLET, DEPO MEDROL 40MG/ML INJECTION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for TERBUTALINE SULPHA 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
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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