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Medication Description: Terbutalin (Terbutalin)

TERBUTALIN (Terbutalin) *. 1- (3, 5-dioxyphenyl) -2- (tert-butylamino) -ethanol.

Synonyms: Bricanil, Arubendol, Asthmasian, Betasmac, Bricalin, Brican, Bricanyl, Bricar, Dracanyl, Spiranyl, Terbasmin, Terbutol, Tergil, etc.

The chemical structure and pharmacological properties similar to salbutamol. It has a bronchodilator and tocolytic effect.

As a bronchodilator used in the form of an aerosol and tablets. Adults appoint 1 - 2 tablets (2, 5 mg) 1 - 2 - 3 times a day. Children aged 3 to 7 years - 1/4 - 1/2 tablets, from 7 to 15 years - 1/2 tablets 2-3 times a day. In case of bronchial asthma, sometimes they start with ½ ampoule (0.25 mg) under the skin no more than 3 times a day (for an adult).

There is evidence of the successful use of terbutaline in the form of an aerosol for chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases in patients with myocardial infarction. Along with the improvement of alveolar ventilation, an increase in left ventricular myocardium contractility and an improvement in hemodynamic parameters were observed.

As a tocolytic agent (in obstetric practice), they are used in the form of intravenous drip infusions (10–25 µg per minute in isotonic glucose or sodium chloride solution), followed by a subcutaneous injection (250 µg = 1/2 ampoule) 4 times a day. day for 3 days. At the same time administered orally 5 mg 3 times a day.

Possible side effects and contraindications are the same as for other b-adrenostimulyatorov.

Forms of release: in aerosol packages; tablets of 0.0025 g (2, 5 mg) in a package of 20 pieces; 0.05% solution (0.5 mg) of terbutaline sulfate in 1 ml ampoules, in a package of 10 ampoules.

Storage: List B.