Bricanyl (Terbutaline)

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Bricanyl Turbuhaler 0.5mg

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Manufactured by: AstraZeneca
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Bricanyl 2.5mg

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Bricanyl (Terbutaline) Product Information

Bricanyl is a prescription medicine used to treat diseases that cause bronchospasm. These include asthma, bronchitis and emphysema.

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We offer the Bricanyl Turbuhaler 0.5mg as product of Canada, that is manufactured by Astra Pharma. The lowest price is $32 for 100 doses. The typical shipping time for this product would be 7-10 business days.

Bricanyl 2.5mg tablets are also available as a product of Turkey, manufactured by AstraZeneca. The lowest price would be $26 for 50 tablets and $36 for 100 tablets. The shipping time for this medication would be 10-18 business days.

A Bricanyl prescription is required to order online from our pharmacy. The prescription can be faxed, emailed or uploaded directly on the website.

If you require assistance or would like place an order on the phone, you can contact our customer support at 1-855-776-0079.

What is Bricanyl used for?

Bricanyl or terbutaline is a medicine that is used to dilate muscles in the airways. It is a bronchodilator, therefore, and is helpful to people who suffer from diseases that cause breathing difficulties. Recommended for those with bronchitis, asthma or emphysema, Bricanyl can prevent or treat bronchospasm. It is characterized by chest tightness, wheezing and breathing difficulties. By opening air passages, Bricanyl improves breathing. Being a beta adrenergic receptor agonist, terbutaline gets rid of anything that is blocking the airways.

This can be swelling of the airways, a mucus buildup or muscles spasm (bronchospasm). Once the airway gets narrower, wheezing, breathing difficulties and cough can occur. Since Bricanyl is a bronchodilator, it is able to widen the air passages that have become narrow.  It attaches itself to beta adrenergic receptors on the muscles that are close to the air passages. So the muscles begin to relax and widen the passages.

Needless to say, wide air passages enable air to circulate freely in the lungs and this improves breathing.

Dosage

A bronchospasm problem caused by bronchitis, asthma or emphysema should be treated with a dose of 2.5mg to 5mg three to four times a day. This adult dose should be taken every six hours, approximately. The largest amount you can take per day is 15mg. The advised subcutaneous or under skin dosage is 0.25mg each fifteen to thirty minutes for 2 doses. Do not take more than 0.5mg in four hours.

If taken as an inhaler, two inhalations every four to six hours are fine. When used to stop preterm labor, then the right dosage is 2.5mcg to 10mcg per minute through intravenous infusion. The amount should be increased every ten to twenty minutes. Usually, a dose of 17.5mcg to 30mcg per minute will be effective to stop preterm labor and treatment should not go beyond three days.

Always follow your doctor’s prescription guidelines properly to avoid skipping doses or taking them incorrectly. Take your Bricanyl medicine with or without food. If using other asthma medicines, update your doctor.

Side Effects

Bricanyl can trigger some side effects and you should be aware of these. The most common ones are:

  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Dry mouth
  • Nervousness
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia

Precautions

When you start taking Bricanyl, ensure that you follow some simple measures. Don’t take this medicine without consulting your doctor if you have the following diseases:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Overactive thyroid gland
  • Glaucoma
  • Drug allergies, including terbutaline allergy
  • Low potassium levels

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The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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