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Brand name: Bricanyl Turbuhaler TM

Active ingredients: terbutaline

What it is used for

Relief of bronchospasm occurring in bronchial asthma, bronchitis and other bronchopulmonary conditions where bronchospasm is a complicating factor. Acute prophylaxis in conditions known to induce bronchospasm eg exercise induced asthma

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Inhalation
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off-white rounded granules, which disintegrate to a fine powder upon slight pressure filled into a plastic inhaler.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 3: Pharmacist Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine is subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Phamaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient terbutaline

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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