Terbutaline Oral Tablet 2.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Terbutaline: Oral tablet (2.5mg)

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Terbutaline 2.5mg Tab
Global Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: G  |  2611
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Terbutaline 2.5mg Tab

What is this Medicine?

TERBUTALINE (ter BYOO ta leen) is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Terbutaline: Oral tablet(2.5mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Terbutaline Sulfate 2.5mg Tablet

NDC: 001152611
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acute Bronchospasm, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma, Bronchospasm Prophylaxis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Premature Labor

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Terbutaline Sulfate 2.5mg Tablet
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Global Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: G  |  2611
Shape: oval
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Terbutaline Sulfate 2.5mg Tablet

Inflamed Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
0.5-1.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
1.0-2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
1.3-3.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
1.3-1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.3-10.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.3-3.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.3-3.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
5.0-22.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
5.5-11.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
7.5-8.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
8.0-38.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Terbutaline Sulfate 2.5mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Terbutaline Sulfate 2.5mg Tablet(Terbutaline Sulfate)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Beta-agonists(Terbutaline Sulfate)
Limit excessive Caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) and limit medicines containing additional Caffeine. In caffeine-sensitive persons, taking a high amount of Caffeine with this drug can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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