Brethmol

Brethmol

salbutamol

Manufacturer:

Pharmaniaga Manufacturing Berhad

Distributor:

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Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Salbutamol sulfate
Indications/Uses
Treatment & relief of bronchospasm in patients w/ asthma, chronic bronchitis & emphysema.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab/syr Adult & childn ≥12 yr 2-6 mg tds-qds. Max: 8 mg qds. Childn 6-12 yr 2 mg tds-qds, may be increased to max: 24 mg daily in divided doses.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
CV disorders including coronary insufficiency & HTN; DM; enlarged prostate; hyperthyroidism; pheochromocytoma. Discontinue use if signs of pulmonary oedema & myocardial ischaemia develop. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, nervousness, tremor, increased heart rate.
Drug Interactions
Inhibited effects w/ β-adrenergic blockers. Possible toxicity w/ ephedrine or other sympathomimetic aerosol bronchodilators. Potentiated action w/ MAOIs or TCAs. Increased effects w/ xanthines.
ATC Classification
R03CC02 - salbutamol ; 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
Brethmol tab 4 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
Form
Brethamol syr 2 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
Form
Brethmol tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
1000's;500's
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