You should not take Brethine if you are allergic to Brethine, terbutaline sulfate, or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
Final Thoughts on Brethine Warnings and Precautions
There are a number of situations in which Brethine should not be taken, as well as a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the Brethine warnings and precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the Brethine warnings or precautions that may apply to you.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
List of references (click here):
Brethine [package insert]. East Hanover, NJ: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation;1999 April.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. FDA Drug Safety Communication: New warnings against use of terbutaline to treat preterm labor (2/17/2011). FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm243539.htm. Accessed March 15, 2011.
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