Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml

Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml is prescribed to prevent symptoms of asthma such as shortness of breath and wheezing

Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml contains terbutaline 

60ml of Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml comes packaged in a glass bottle.

Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml is commonly prescribed for pediatric (for toddlers and children) use 

Each bottle is sold separately

 

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Type

Syrup

Feature

0.3mg/ml

Unit

ml

Formula

Terbutaline

Composition

Terbutaline 0.3 mg / 1 ml

Brand

Barrett Hodgson

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml belongs to a category of medications known as beta-agonists also classified as bronchodilators. Their main function comprises relaxing muscles near the airway of the body which would help patients breathe easily. Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml is also prescribed in the disciplined treatment of the breathing disorders as it helps alleviate the tightening that occurs inside the chest along with the trouble in breathing experienced by patients. Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml is commonly recommended for the treatment of asthma and bronchospasm and other lung problems.

Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml is to be prescribed with another anti-inflammatory medicine known as inhaled corticosteroid which decreases the swelling in the lungs. The medicine should be consumed only as instructed by the doctor and the intake of Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml should not be put to a halt in an instance unless highly important or instructed by the doctor. The dosage suggested by the doctor depends on the patient’s health and tolerance towards similar medicines. The amount to be consumed by children will vary according to their weight.

Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml is deemed to cause danger to pregnant or lactating women as it mitigates and relaxes the muscles in the womb. The medication is to be consumed orally (by mouth) as prescribed by the doctor. Adverse effects of the medicine can include wheezing, nausea, or allergic reactions. The rare side effects can include hallucinations or irregular heartbeats. If any of the rare side effects are noticed, the patient is required to seek medical guidance right away.

Indications

Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml can be used to treat:

  •     Asthma
  •     Bronchospasm
  •     Conditions associated with reversible airways obstruction
  •     Emphysema

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Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml belongs to a group of medications known as bronchodilators and beta-adrenergic agonists which consists of drugs that help relax the muscles around the airway(bronchi) and widen the airway (bronchi) which gets narrowed and inflamed due to lung problems such as asthma. The widening and relaxing of the airway results in the patient having ease in breathing.

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Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml is to be consumed orally, mainly with the help of a spoon to help syrup flow down the throat easily. The doctor’s instructions must be also taken seriously as they can vary in accordance to different patients and different amounts of doses. The syrup can be consumed with or without food but essentially along with inhaled corticosteroids in some cases.

Dosage

Child Dosage

The dosage prescribed to children varies by them by call experts make sure they suggest the right amount to children. Commonly, 0.25mg of medicine is suggested considering 1kg per body weight, so if a child has 20kg weight 5ml intake of syrup will be prescribed 3 times a day.

Adult Dosage

Adults are commonly recommended small amounts and then gradually increased while considering the patient’s reaction towards the medicine. 2 spoonfuls of 5ml of Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml is to be consumed 3 times a day. The dose might be increased to 3 spoonfuls if observed imperatively by the medical expert.

Elderly Dosage

The elderly are prescribed two spoonfuls mostly three times a day of 5ml but it can vary in accordance to their health and severity of the problem. The dose can also be increased while being highly careful about patients’ responses towards it.

Pregnancy Use and Lactation

The Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml has not yet been discovered as risky or fatal for pregnant women but is assumed to be in worst-case scenarios. They are advised not to consume this medicine until it is highly important to do so and that too is under the watch of a medical expert. The medicine causes womb muscles to relax and in rare cases can also cause contractions.

The medication also passes down into breast milk so lactating women are advised not to consume it as it can further cause side effects in the infant.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml:

  •     Heart disease
  •     Angina/ irregular heart rhythm
  •     Diabetes
  •     Cord compression
  •     Pulmonary hypertension
  •     Antepartum hemorrhage
  •     Uncomplicated premature labor

Precautions

  •     Pregnant or had complicated pregnancies
  •     Diabetic
  •     History of heart diseases, irregular heart rhythm
  •     Overactive thyroid gland
  •     Allergic to sympathomimetic drugs
  •     Young children
  •     Pre-eclampsia

Interactions With Other Medicines

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml:

  •     Steroid medicines
  •     Beta-blockers
  •     Xanthine
  •     Diuretics e.g. furosemide
  •     Depression drugs e.g. amitriptyline

Adverse Effects

 Common Effects

  •     Trembling
  •     Headache
  •     Cramp or feeling tense
  •     Weakness caused by low levels of potassium
  •     Increased blood pressure
  •     Mouth and throat irritation
  •     Changes in sleep and behavior/ drowsiness, crankiness
  •     Nausea
  •     Chest pain

Rare Effects

  •     Seizures
  •     Irregular heartbeat
  •     Tremor

How To Cope-up with Some Adverse Effects

Mouth irritation- Can be helped by sipping water throughout the day, chewing sugarless gum, using alcohol-free mouthwash, allowing ice to melt in the mouth, or using a saliva substitute.

Feeling drowsy -If the medication makes you feel drowsy or sleepy, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.

Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe

Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhea -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water.

weakness -If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects

FAQs

Q1. What If I Miss A Dose?

It is advised that the drug is taken at the same time each day, an alarm can be placed to remind patients to take Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml at the proper time and at least an hour before having any meal. If the patient misses a dose of Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml, they should take it immediately but if the time for the next dose of the drug is near then it’s beneficial for patients to skip the missed dose and take the tablets as per schedule, doubling of doses has proven to cause severe side effects

Q2. What If I Stop Taking The Drug Suddenly?

It could result in serious breathing problems and the symptoms turning worse if not consulted by a doctor right away. ‘

Q3. What If I Have An Overdose?

Overdosing on this medicine can cause serious health problems such as dry mouth, tremors, or even seizures with high or low blood pressure.

Q4. Does Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml Cause Addiction?

No. This drug has shown no evidence to prove addiction of any kind in any patient.

Q5. Is It Safe To Have Painkillers Along With The Medicine?

Yes. Over-the-counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml under the supervision of a doctor.

Q6. Will Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml Affect My Fertility?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility.

Q7. Q. Can I Drive After Taking This Medication?

This medication is known to make you dizzy hence if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery.

Q8. HOW To Store Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml?

Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

Q9. Can I Take Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml During My Pregnancy?

Yes, Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml can be consumed during pregnancy if highly necessary under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

Q10. What Are Common Side Effects Caused By Britanyl 0.3mg/ml Syrup 60 ml?

The medicine can have side effects such as nausea, mouth irritation, chest pain, headache, and many more.