terbutaline(redirected from Brethaire)
a beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist used as a bronchodilator; it has also been used as a tocolytic agent.
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terbutalineBrethine® Therapeutics A β2-agonist used to ↑ airway patency in asthmatics. Cf Budesonide.
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terbutalineA bronchodilator drug used in the treatment of ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS and EMPHYSEMA. It is also used to relax the muscle of the womb and prevent premature labour. A brand name is Bricanyl.
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