Terbutaline sulfate Tablets Rx

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Terbutaline sulfate Tablets

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Generic Name and Formulations:

Terbutaline sulfate 2.5mg, 5mg; scored tabs.

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Indications for Terbutaline sulfate Tablets:

Asthma. Chronic bronchitis. Emphysema.


12–15yrs: 2.5mg 3 times daily at 6 hour intervals. >15yrs: 2.5–5mg 3 times daily at 6 hour intervals.


Not recommended.


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.

See Also:

Terbutaline sulfate Injection

Pharmacological Class:

Beta-2 agonist.


Avoid other sympathomimetics (except aerosol bronchodilators), MAOIs, tricyclics. Antagonized by β-blockers.

Adverse Reactions:

Tachycardia, palpitations, nervousness, tremor, headache, drowsiness, nausea.


Formerly known under the brand names Brethine, Bricanyl.

How Supplied:

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