Bricanyl

Bricanyl

terbutaline

Manufacturer:

AstraZeneca

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
Four Star
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Terbutaline sulphate
Indications/Uses
Turbuhaler Short-term management of bronchospasm & maintenance therapy. Inj Relief of bronchospasm in patients w/ asthma or COPD & for acute prophylaxis against exercise-induced asthma or in other situations known to induce bronchospasm.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Turbuhaler Adult & childn >12 yr 1 inhalation up to 4-6 hrly. Severe cases: May be increased to 3 inhalations as single dose. Max dose: 12 inhalations/day. Childn 1 inhalation up to 4-6 hrly. Severe cases: May be increased to 2 inhalations as single dose. Max dose: 8 inhalations/day. Inj Adult & childn >12 yr 0.5 mL up to 6 hrly.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to sympathomimetic amines.
Special Precautions
Thyrotoxicosis, HTN, ischaemic heart disease, CAD, arrhythmias, tachyarrhythmia, arrhythmogenic potential, diabetes. Sympathomimetic amines. Positive pressure delivery systems for resp drugs should not be used in pulmonary conditions involving pneumothorax, air cyst or mediastinal emphysema. Hypokalaemia, cardionecrosis (long-term treatment). Hepatic & renal impairment. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Tremor, headache. Tachycardia, palpitations; tonic muscle cramps; hypokalaemia.
Drug Interactions
β-blockers may inhibit bronchodilating effect. Xanthine derivatives, steroids & diuretics.
ATC Classification
R03AC03 - terbutaline ; Belongs to the class of adrenergic inhalants, selective beta-2-adrenoreceptor agonists. Used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases.
R03CC03 - terbutaline ; Belongs to the class of adrenergics for systemic use, selective beta-2-adrenoreceptor agonists. Used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Bricanyl inj 0.5 mg/mL
Packing/Price
5 × 1's
Form
Bricanyl turbuhaler 0.5 mg/dose
Packing/Price
200 dose x 1's
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