Brethine

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Brethine
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2010-06-13 20:49:11
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  1. Brethine - Generic name:
    Brethine
  2. Brethine - Trade name:
    terbutaline
  3. Brethine - Class:
    Sympathomimetic (adrenergic) and tocolytic
  4. Brethine - Actions/pharmacodynamics:
    • 1) Beta 2 selective: bronchodilator
    • 2) Beta 1: chronotropic
    • 3) Relaxes uterine muscles to suppress contractions
  5. Brethine - Indications:
    • 1) Bronchial asthma
    • 2) Bronchospasm with COPD
    • 3) Preterm labor
  6. Brethine - Contraindications:
    Allergy to medication
  7. Brethine - Precautions:
    Constantly monitor vitals and ECG
  8. Brethine - Side effects:
    • 1) Palpitations
    • 2) Tachycardia and PVCs
    • 3) Anxiety
    • 4) Tremor
    • 5) Headache
  9. Brethine - Adult dosage:
    Subcutaneous injections: 0.25 mg. May be repeated in 15 - 30 minutes.
  10. Brethine - Route:
    SQ
  11. Brethine - How supplied:
    Ampule: 1 mg / mL
  12. Brethine - Pediatric dosage:
    0.01 mg / kg SQ

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