Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Terbutaline

Synonym(s): Bricanyl, Monovent

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Terbutaline.

Class of drug

  • Beta 2-adrenoceptor agonist.

Uses

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Indications

  • To induce bronchodilation.
  • To maintain heart rate in animals with sick-sinus syndrome.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Theophylline, corticosteroids

  • There is an increased risk of hypokalemia developing if theophylline Theophylline or high doses of corticosteroids are given with high doses of terbutaline.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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