Brethine

Brethine

 [breth´ēn]
trademark for preparations sof terbutaline sulfate, a bronchodilator.
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Terbutaline sulfate Bedford Laboratories Brethine injection
On day 3, labor was induced with oxytocin with brethine at the bedside for fetal heart rate decelerations.
Commonly used inhaled short-acting [[beta].sub.2]-agonists include metaproterenol (Alupent), albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin), and terbutaline (Brethine).
Examples are albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin), ephedrine, isoetherine (Bronkosol), isoproterenol (Isuprel), metaproterenol (Alupent, Metaprel) and terbutaline (Brethine, Bricanyl).
Terbutaline is indicated for the prevention and reversal of bronchospasm associated with bronchitis and emphysema and is the generic equivalent of aai-Pharma Inc.'s Brethine injection.
The company has also gained approval of medroxyprogesterone acetate injectable suspension, the generic equivalent of Pfizer's Depo-Provera, and of terbutaline sulfate injection, equivalent to AAI Pharmaceuticals' Brethine.
Women pregnant with twins shouldn't be given a month's supply of terbutaline sulfate (Brethine) and told to take one when they have contractions, because there is no evidence that this prolongs pregnancy At least five studies show that prolonged use of oral tocolytics, including terbutaline and nifedipine (Procardia), is of no benefit for prolonging pregnancy in women with signs of preterm labor, said Dr.
In March Global expanded its exclusive generics offerings with the approval of fludrocortisone acetate tablets, the equivalent of King Pharmaceutical Inc.'s Florinef, and Global continues to offer the only AB-rated generic version of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.'s Brethine, with its terbutaline sulfate tablets.
Manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., Brethine is marketed for the prevention and reversal of bronchospasm.
Oral Metaproterenol (Metaprel) Terbutaline (Brethine, Bricanyl) These agents form the basis of therapy in acute attacks since they are extremely effective bronchodilators.