BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP contains Terbutaline which belongs to the group of medicines called bronchodilators. It is used in the treatment of asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) along with certain inhaled medicines. In the conditions like asthma and COPD, the airways become inflamed and swollen making it difficult to breathe.
Before taking BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP, inform your doctor if you have heart or thyroid problems or diabetes. BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP should be used with caution during pregnancy (especially in the end) and during breastfeeding.
Your doctor will prescribe the right dose of BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP for your child depending on their age, body weight and health condition. The most common side effects of taking BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP are trembling or shaking, headache, pounding or rapid heartbeats, cramps, feeling tense, etc. Consult your doctor immediately if you feel any of the symptoms getting worse.
USES OF BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP
Used to treat asthma and COPD along with other inhaled medications
HOW BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP WORKS
BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP eases breathing and reduces discomfort by acting on certain receptors and opening up the air passages by widening and relaxing the muscles.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Take BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP as advised by your physician. Shake well before use. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition. Do not stop taking BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP unless your doctor advises you to stop.
SIDE EFFECTS OF BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP
Trembling or shaking
Pounding or fast heartbeat
Cramps or feeling tense
Low blood potassium levels (muscle weakness, thirst or altered nerve sensation)
Stop taking BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:
Allergic reactions (a swollen face, skin rash, breathing problems, low blood pressure)
Sudden wheezing soon after taking the medicine
Breathing getting worse, chest tightness
Waking up at night with asthma
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Try to rest and relax. Apply pain balm on head to ease off the pain. If there is no improvement in the symptom, contact your doctor.
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP should be used with caution in pregnant women, especially at the end of pregnancy since it relaxes the womb. Consult your doctor for advice.
BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP should be used with caution in breast feeding women. Consult your doctor for advice.
DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP does not affect the ability to drive or operate any heavy machines.
Do not take BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP if you are allergic to Terbutaline Sulphate or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP should be taken with caution in patients with a history of heart disease, irregular heart rhythm or angina (chest pain). Consult your doctor for advice.
Before taking BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP, inform your doctor if you:
Have an overactive thyroid gland
Have intolerance to some sugars
Are going to have any surgery
Use in Paediatrics:
Your doctor will prescribe the right dose of BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP for your child depending on their age, body weight and health condition.
A. Drug – Drug interactions:
Before taking BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
Medicines used to reduce inflammation (Ex. prednisolone, dexamethasone)
Theophylline or aminophylline (used to treat bronchospasm due to asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis)
Medicines used to reduce blood pressure (Ex. atenolol or propranolol)
Timolol (used to treat glaucoma)
Medicines used to remove excess water (Ex. frusemide, chlorothiazide, chlorthalidone)
If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.
Drug : Terbutaline
Pharmacological Category : Beta-2 Sympathomimetics
Therapeutic Indication : Asthma, COPD
Dosage Forms : Tablet, Syrup
Keep out of reach of children
Store below 25°C
FAQs ABOUT BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP
Can I use more of BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP if I don’t feel better?
Do not increase the dose or frequency of BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP without consulting your doctor. If you find that treatment with BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP becomes less effective for symptomatic relief, your symptoms become worse or you need to use it more frequently than usual, you should seek medical attention at once.
What if I miss a dose of BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP?
If you miss a dose of BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP, take it as soon as you remember. However, skip that dose if it’s almost time for the next one. Do not take BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP two times to make up for the missed dose.
Can I stop taking BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP if I feel better?
Continue taking BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP until your doctor tells you to stop, unless you experience any unwanted effects, worsening of your condition or any new symptoms. Contact your doctor in such case.
Can BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP be taken in pregnancy?
BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP should be used with caution in pregnant women, especially at the end of pregnancy since it relaxes the womb. If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning for a baby, consult your doctor before taking it.
Can I take other medicines with BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP?
Before taking BRICAWIN 1.5MG SYRUP, inform your doctor if you are taking, have taken or might take any other medicine, including prescription, over the counter or any herbal medicine, as these might lead to serious side effects by interacting with each other.
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