Bricanyl Turbuhaler Terbutaline Sulfate and/or alternatives
Bricanyl Turbuhaler 0.5mg/InhMarketed as Bricanyl Turbohaler in European Union Manufacturer: Astra Zeneca Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
This item requires a prescription from your doctor
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Description of Bricanyl Turbuhaler
Bricanyl Turbuhaler is used to treat breathing disorders like asthma and chronic bronchitis. The generic name of the drug is Terbutaline.
You must buy Bricanyl Turbuhaler as per the prescription of the doctor. The drug is for inhalation purposes only. Follow the directions on the package carefully while using the inhalation device. If you feel like taking another dose, take it five minutes after administering the first dose. Don’t skip any dose if you want to get the best results. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any doubts regarding the administration of Bricanyl Turbuhaler.
Indications & Dosage of Bricanyl Turbuhaler
Bricanyl Turbuhaler aids normal breathing by relaxing the muscles in the airways. It is mainly used to treat bronchospasms related to emphysema, bronchitis and asthma.
The recommended dose of Bricanyl Turbuhaler for adults is one inhalation per day. The dosage depends on the weight and medical condition of the patient, and his/her response to the medication. You must not use more than six inhalations a day.
Bricanyl Turbuhaler has a dose indicator. Once a red mark appears on the small window near the mouthpiece, it means that you have used 20 inhalations, and it is time to get a new device. Use Bricanyl Turbuhaler only as prescribed by the doctor. Don’t take an overdose, as it may result in serious side effects. Seek immediate medical attention in case of an overdose. The common symptoms of an overdose are chest pain, irregular heartbeat, weakness, seizures, headache, nausea and vomiting. Avoid exhaling into the inhaling device, and put the cover back after use. Conduct regular lung function and other medical tests to evaluate your progress.
You must clean the inhalation device often. Don’t use any liquid or fluids to clean it. Once water enters Bricanyl Turbuhaler, it will not work anymore. Don’t share your device with other patients even if they have the same condition. You must store Bricanyl Turbuhaler at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep it away from the reach of children.
Side Effects & Interactions of Bricanyl Turbuhaler
Less serious side effects of Bricanyl Turbuhaler are:
- Dry mouth
The serious side effects of Bricanyl Turbuhaler are:
- Chest pain
- Irregular heartbeat
- Breathing difficulty
- Allergic reactions like rashes and hives
- Swelling of the lips and tongue
The following drugs may interact with Bricanyl Turbuhaler:
- Caffeine and diet pills
Inform your doctor about all your previous and current medications, herbal products and diet before you buy Bricanyl Turbuhaler.
Warnings & Precautions of Bricanyl Turbuhaler
You must not use Bricanyl Turbuhaler if you have:
- Heart disease
- Epilepsy or seizure disorder
- High blood pressure
- Liver disease
- Kidney disease
Bricanyl Turbuhaler will not affect the unborn baby. However, talk to your doctor before taking the drug if you are pregnant. Don’t use Bricanyl Turbuhaler if you are breastfeeding as it will pass into breast milk. You must not give the drug to children.