Terbutaline

Overview

Categories

  • 25 Drugs acting on the respiratory tract

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Terbutaline's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

0.25 to 0.5 mg0.38 (0.375)6 hourlyIM,SC,Slow IV
0.25 to 0.5 mg0.38 (0.375)6 hourlyInhalationFrequency may be increased upto 4 times/day if needed.
2.5 to 5 mg3.8 (3.75)8 hourlyPOFrequency may be increased upto 4 times/day if needed.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

0.05 to 0.15 mg/kg0.1 (0.1)8 hourlyOral
0.005 to 0.01 mg/kg0.0075 (0.0075)As recommended.SubcutaneousEvery 15---20 min. up to 2 doses

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Terbutaline is available.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Terbutaline

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