Terbutaline sulfate Injection Rx
Generic Name and Formulations:
Terbutaline sulfate 1mg/mL.
Various generic manufacturers
Indications for Terbutaline sulfate Injection:
Asthma. Chronic bronchitis. Emphysema.
0.25mg SC into lateral deltoid area; may repeat after 15–30 minutes; max 0.5mg/4 hours.
Not for management of preterm labor. Avoid excessive use. Diabetes. Cardiac disease. Hypertension. Hyperthyroidism. Seizure disorders. If subject to hypokalemia, monitor potassium. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.
Avoid other sympathomimetics (except aerosol bronchodilators), MAOIs, tricyclics. Antagonized by β-blockers.
Tachycardia, palpitations, nervousness, tremor, headache, drowsiness, nausea.
Formerly known under the brand names Brethine, Bricanyl.
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