This medication is a prodrug of terbutaline, prescribed for chronic bronchial asthma. It relaxes airway muscles that results in easy breathing.
Contraindicated in people with severe liver impairment; pregnancy and hypersensitivity.
PO: Initially 10 mg at bedtime, increased if necessary to 20 mg once daily.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, thyroid disease, high blood pressure, heart disease and during lactation.
• Most Common:
Tremor, nervousness, tension, headache and palpitations.
Avoid excess dosage.
Oral: Store it at room temperature (30°C).
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