teex brethine

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teex brethine
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2010-06-09 23:27:20
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TEEX Medic Brethine
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  1. Brethine (Terbutaline) Class:
    Sympathomimetic and tocolytic

    (tocolytic used to arrest uterine contractions)
  2. Brethine (Terbutaline) Actions
    • 1. Beta 2 selective: bronchodilator
    • 2. Beta 1: Chronotropic
    • 3. Relaxes uterine muscles to supress contractions
  3. Brethine (Terbutaline) Indications
    • 1. Bronchial Asthma
    • 2. Bronchospasm with COPD
    • 3. Preterm Labor
  4. Brethine (Terbutaline) Contraindications
    Allergy to Medication
  5. Brethine (Terbutaline) Precautions
    Constantly monitor vitals and ECG
  6. Brethine (Terbutaline) Side Effects
    • 1. Palpitations
    • 2. Tachycardia & PVC's
    • 3. Anxiety
    • 4. Tremor
    • 5. Headache
  7. Brethine (Terbutaline) Dosage
    Subcutaneous Injections: .25 mg may be repeated in 15 - 30 minutes
  8. Brethine (Terbutaline) Route
    SQ
  9. Brethine (Terbutaline) How Supplied
    ampule: 1mg/mL
  10. Brethine (Terbutaline) Pediatric Dosage
    .01 mg/kg subcutaneously

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