- Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
- Tiotropium Bromide
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Brethine* used for?
Generic for Brethine* (Terbutaline) is used to treat bronchial spasms associated with asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema. This medication is an oral bronchodilator that improves breathing by relaxing muscles in the airways. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Brethine*?
The dosage of Generic for Brethine* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Brethine*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Brethine* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Brethine*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Brethine*, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are headache, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, irregular heartbeat, and seizures.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Brethine*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Brethine*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Brethine*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Brethine* can interact with other bronchodilators, beta-blockers, tricyclic antidepressants, and diuretics.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Brethine*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Brethine* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Brethine* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Brethine* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Brethine* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Brethine* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, headache, lightheadedness, insomnia, diarrhea, and dry mouth. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are difficulty breathing, chest pain, irregular heartbeat, and swelling of the lips, tongue, or face. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Brethine*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Brethine*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Brethine* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Brethine*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Brethine*?
How will Generic for Brethine* work in my body?
How should Generic for Brethine* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Brethine* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. Before using Generic for Brethine* (Terbutaline), tell your doctor if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, diabetes, liver disease, and kidney disease. Also, inform your doctor, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Avoid smoking as well as exposure to dust and allergens.