What is Bricanyl Inhaler?
This inhaler contains Terbutaline sulphate, a member of the beta-agonist class of drugs. This inhaler is used to relieve the symptoms of bronchitis and asthma, e.g., chest tightness and breathing difficulty. It is a prescription drug and should be used after consulting the doctor.
How does it work?
The active agent in this inhaler is Terbutaline sulphate, a beta 2 agonist. This drug works by opening the airways by relaxing the muscles involved in respiration. This inhaler can be used prophylactically before the exercise to open the airways. It is, however, a reliever inhaler and should normally be used when required.
Is the Bricanyl Inhaler suitable for me?
It is equally good for children and adults showing signs of breathing issues. However, it should not be used for children younger than 5 years.
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The side effects are rare. However, mild to moderate allergic reactions appear in some users leading to signs, e.g., wheezing, breath shortness, increased difficulty in breathing, and swelling on different body parts. Consult the doctor in case of these issues.
The use of an inhaler should be guarded if you have;
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The commonly used usage guidelines for Bricanyl Inhaler.
The dosage depends upon the age and the clinical picture. One inhalation of the inhaler provides 500mcg (0.5mg) of the active ingredient.
The dose is one inhalation every 4-6 hours, depending upon the need. However, it can be increased to 2 inhalations in case of severe breathing difficulties. However, don't exceed 8 inhalations in 24 hours.
Start with 1 inhalation every 4-6 hours and increase up to 3 inhalations at one time when needed. Take care not to exceed more than 12 inhalations in 24 hours.
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Bricanyl Inhaler Patient Leaflet
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Does the Bricanyl Inhaler have steroids in it?
No. This inhaler doesn't contain any steroids. So, it will not treat inflammation but open up the airways by relaxing the muscles. You may need to combine it with other anti-inflammatory drugs in case of inflammation.
Can Bricanyl and Ventolin be used together?
You should not combine medicines unless instructed to by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you are using other drugs for this purpose.
Does the Bricanyl Inhaler disturb the blood pressure?
The active agent Terbutaline can disturb glucose levels and glucose tolerance. Therefore, you need to keenly monitor your glucose levels if you have diabetes and are using this drug.
What if I use too many inhalations at one time?
Using too much of it can cause issues, e.g., headache, Nausea, lack of sleep or inability to sleep, muscle cramps or twitching, anxiety, drowsiness, dizziness, and irregular and fast heartbeat.
Is the Bricanyl Inhaler available over the counter?
No, this medicine is available on prescription.
Can I use two inhalers at one time?
No. Two inhalers shouldn't be used simultaneously, even if their mechanisms of action are the same. They can cause an overload of the drug and can be detrimental to the patients.
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