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TERBUTALINE SULPHA 0.5MG INJECTION

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Composition for TERBUTALINE SULPHA

Terbutaline(0.5 mg)

food interaction for TERBUTALINE SULPHA

alcohol interaction for TERBUTALINE SULPHA

pregnancy interaction for TERBUTALINE SULPHA

lactation interaction for TERBUTALINE SULPHA

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
It is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
It is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for TERBUTALINE SULPHA

Terbutaline(0.5 mg)

Uses

Terbutaline sulpha 0.5mg injection is used to treat wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness caused by asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; a group of lung diseases that includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema). It may also be used in premature labor.

How it works

Terbutaline sulpha 0.5mg injection belongs to a class of medications called beta agonists. It works by relaxing and opening the airways, making it easier to breathe.

Common side effects

Nausea, Nervousness, Palpitations, Drowsiness, Chest pain, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Shortness of breath, Headache, Increased sweating, Insomnia, Tachycardia, Heart rate irregular, Throat tightness, Tremor, Weakness

SUBSTITUTES for TERBUTALINE SULPHA

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  • BRICANYL 0.5 MG INJECTION
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Expert advice for TERBUTALINE SULPHA

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for TERBUTALINE SULPHA

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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Content on this page was last updated on 19 November, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)