Asthma/COPD:

Indications for Terbutaline sulfate Injection:

Asthma. Chronic bronchitis. Emphysema.

Adult:

0.25mg SC into lateral deltoid area; may repeat after 15–30 minutes; max 0.5mg/4 hours.

Children:

Not recommended.

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.

Pharmacologic Class:

Beta-2 agonist.

Interactions:

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

Adverse Reactions:

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

Note:

Formerly known under the brand names Brethine, Bricanyl.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.