Medicine Overview of Tetrasma Tablet
Side Effects of Tetrasma are Headache, Palpitations, Muscle weakness, Hypokalemic (decreased potassium level in blood) alkalosis, Heart beat increased, Trembling.
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. Tetrasma 2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Tetrasma 2.5 mg Tablet is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.
In Depth Information on Tetrasma Tablet
- 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.
Tetrasma Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Tetrasma 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.
Tetrasma 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.
Tetrasma 2.5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Tetrasma 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tetrasma 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Tetrasma 2.5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Tetrasma Tablet
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 Tetrasma FDA approved/ available over the counter?
Tetrasma 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 Tetrasma cause autism/ cause diarrhea/ cause hyperglycemia/ cause respiratory depression/ make you tired/ cause weight gain/ make you fat/ raise blood pressure?
Tetrasma 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 Tetrasma.
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Taking Tetrasma with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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