Brethine

Active Ingredient(s): Terbutaline
FDA Approved: * May 17, 1976
Pharm Company: * AAIPHARMA LLC
Category: Asthma

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Brethine Overview

Terbutaline, sold under the brand names Bricanyl and Marex among others, is a β2 adrenergic receptor agonist, used as a "reliever" inhaler in the management of asthma symptoms and as a tocolytic (anti-contraction medication) to delay preterm labor for up to 48 hours. This time can then be used to administer steroid injections to the mother which help fetal lung maturity and reduce complications of prematurity.[1] It should not be used to prevent preterm labor or delay lab...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Terbutaline
  • Aerosol: 0.2mg
  • Injection: 1mg/ml
  • Tablet: 2.5mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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