Indications for Terbutaline Sulfate:
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.
Terbutaline Sulfate Warnings/Precautions:
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.
Terbutaline Sulfate Classification:
Terbutaline Sulfate Interactions:
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.