Brethine Medication - Uses & Side Effects
TERBUTALINE (Brethine®, Bricanyl®) is a bronchodilator, a medicine that opens up your air passages and makes breathing easier. It is a medicine for people with lung problems such as severe asthma and bronchospasm. Generic terbutaline injections are available.
Terbutaline is a bronchodilator, a medication that dilates the air passages in the lungs. It attaches to receptors on the muscle cells lining the air passages (beta adrenergic receptors ) causing the muscles to relax, and in so doing it increases the diameter of the air passages so that more air can flow in and out of the lungs during breathing. Terbutaline also relaxes some other types of smooth muscles, such as the muscles of the uterus. Brethine is a bronchodilator (a medication that opens the bronchial tubes), prescribed for the prevention and relief of bronchial spasms in asthma. This medication is also used for the relief of bronchial spasm associated with bronchitis and emphysema. Terbutaline is a bronchodilator. Terbutaline works by relaxing muscles in the airways to improve breathing.
Uses of Brethine
Side Effects of Brethine
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Brethine. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Brethine:
Drug Interaction :- If Brethine is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Brethine with the following:
Any drug taken or used in excess can have serious consequences. Signs of a Brethine overdose are the same as the side effects. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately. Symptoms of a terbutaline overdose may include angina or chest pain, irregular heartbeats or a fluttering heart, seizures, tremor, weakness, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
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