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.

See Also:

Terbutaline sulfate Tablets

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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