Terbutaline sulfate Injection Rx

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Terbutaline sulfate Injection

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Generic Name and Formulations:

Terbutaline sulfate 1mg/mL.

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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 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.


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

See Also:

Terbutaline sulfate Tablets

Pharmacological Class:

Beta-2 agonist.

Adverse Reactions:

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


Formerly known under the brand names Brethine, Bricanyl.

How Supplied:

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