Terbu Expectorant

Terbu Expectorant

terbutaline

Manufacturer:

Community Pharm PCL

Distributor:

Community Pharm PCL
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Terbutaline sulfate, glyceryl guaiacolate.
Description
Each 5 ml contains Terbutaline sulfate 1.5 mg, Glyceryl guaiacolate 66.5 mg.
Action
Terbutaline sulfate is a sympathomimetic agent. It has adrenergic β-Receptor stimulating properties and affects selectively mainly the β2-receptors of the bronchial muscles. It can also significantly reduce the cough in patients with chronic cough as the only symptom.
Glyceryl guaiacolate is an expectorating agent.
Indications/Uses
Relief of bronchial asthma, bronchitis and emphysema for bronchodilation.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adults: 2-3 teaspoonfuls, 2-3 times daily.
Children 7-15 years: 1-2 teaspoonfuls, 2-3 times daily.
Children 3-6 years: ½-1 teaspoonful, 2-3 times daily.
Children less than 3 years: ½ teaspoonful, 2-3 times daily.
Special Precautions
Caution should be observed in the use of Terbu Expectorant in patients with thyrotoxicosis.
ATC Classification
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
Syr 1.5 mg/5 mL x 60 mL.
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