Meptin

Meptin

procaterol

Manufacturer:

Otsuka

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma

Marketer:

Thai Otsuka
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Procaterol HCl
Indications/Uses
Bronchospasm as in asthma-like bronchitis, acute bronchitis, bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis & pulmonary emphysema.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab/minitab Adult 50 mcg bid. Childn >6 yr 25 mcg bid. Syr Childn 1.25 mcg/kg body wt/12 hr, >5 yr 5 mL bid, 3-5 yr 4-5 mL bid, 1-2 yr 3-4 mL bid, <1 yr 2-3 mL bid.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Hyperthyroidism; HTN; cardiac diseases; diabetes.
Adverse Reactions
Infrequent palpitations & tremors.
Drug Interactions
Epinephrine & isoproterenol may induce arrhythmia.
ATC Classification
R03CC08 - procaterol ; 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
Meptin minitab 25 mcg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;50 × 10's
Form
Meptin syr 5 mcg/mL
Packing/Price
450 mL x 1's;60 mL x 1's
Form
Meptin tab 50 mcg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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