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Terbasmin solución

Terbutaline sulphate.

Bronchodilator.

Proportions quick relief of symptoms like breathing difficulty in patients with asthma or similar conditions.


    Jar with 180 ml.

    Financed by the S.N.S.

    N.C. 999757.1

Administration:
Habitual dose for adults: 3-4.5mg (10-15ml) 3 times in 24 hours.
Habitual dose for children: The dose will depend on the child’s body weight as indicated on the following table:

Recommended doses:

Body weight (kg)

Dosage

Body weight (kg)

Dosage

4

6

8

10

12

14

16

1ml x 3

1.5ml x 3

2ml x 3

2.5ml x 3

3ml x 3

3.5ml x 3

4ml x 3

18

20

24

28

32

36

40

4.5ml x 3

5ml x 3

6ml x 3

7ml x 3

8ml x 3

9ml x 3

10ml x 3

TERBASMIN SOLUCION 1.5mg/5ml Oral solution
Terbutaline Sulphate

Read the whole of this medication guide in detail, because it contains information that will be important to you.
This medication can be obtained without a prescription for the treatment of minor afflictions without the intervention of a doctor. However, you must use Terbasmin solución with care to obtain the best results.
-Keep this medication guide; you may need to read it again.
-If you have any doubts, consult your doctor or pharmacists.
This medicine has been prescribed to you and must not be given to others. It may harm them, even when their symptoms are the same as yours.

In this medication guide:
1. What are Terbasmin solución and what are they used for?
2. Before using Terbasmin solución
3. How to use Terbasmin solución
4. Possible adverse effects
5. Storage of Terbasmin solución

Each dosed measure of 5ml contains 1.5mg of terbutaline sulphate. The other components (excipients) are: sorbitol (E420), glycerol (E422), citric acid, sodium hydroxide, sodium benzoate (E211), disodium edentate, aroma of raspberry, aroma of lemon-limette and purified water.

1. WHAT IS TERBASMIN SOLUCION AND WHAT IS IT USED FOR?

TERBASMIN SOLUCION is an oral solution. It is presented in a 180ml solution container.
TERBASMIN SOLUCION is a systematic stimulant which dilates the respiratory paths facilitating breathing.
TERBASMIN SOLUCION proportions rapid relief of symptoms like breathing difficulty in patients with asthma or similar conditions.
TERBASMIN SOLUCION will be employed regularly in order to prevent breathing problems expected in these types of conditions. TERBASMIN SOLUCION does not alleviate an acute asthma attack when it has already started.

2. BEFORE TAKING TERBASMIN SOLUCION

Do not take TERBASMIN SOLUCION:
-    If you are allergic to terbutaline or other components of this product.

Be especially careful with TERBASMIN SOLUCION:
-    If you have previously shown any unusual reaction to Terbasmin (terbutaline)or other medicines you must communicate this to your doctor.
-    If you suffer from other conditions, especially if these are cardiac problems, diabetes or thyroid disorders (hyperthyroidism), you must communicate this to your doctor.

Pregnancy:
Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medication.
Prejudicial effects during pregnancy have not been observed. Even so, tell your doctor as soon as possible if you become pregnant while being treated with Terbasmin.
Breast feeding
Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medication.
Prejudicial effects when breast feeding have not been observed.

IMPORTANT FOR WOMEN
If you are pregnant or think you could be, consult your doctor before taking this medication. The consumption of medicines during pregnancy may be dangerous for the embryo or fœtus and must be monitored by your doctor.

Sportspeople
We inform sportspeople that this medicine contains a component that can establish positive results in analytic drug tests.
Driving and using machines
TERBASMIN SOLUCION at recommended doses has not had any reported effects on driving capacity or the ability to use machines.

Important information about some of the components of TERBASMIN SOLUCION:
As this medicine contains glycerol as an excipient it can be prejudicial at large doses. It can provoke headaches, stomach discomfort and diarrhoea.
As it contains sodium benzoate as an excipient it can slightly irritate the eyes, skin and mucosa. It can increase the risk of yellow colouring of the skin (jaundice) in newborns.
This medicine contains 0.75g of sorbitol as an excipient for each dosed measure of 5ml.
It can cause stomach discomfort and diarrhoea. It must not be used with patients with a hereditary intolerance to fructose.

Taking other medication
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicine – even those acquired without prescription.
Bear in mind that these instructions may be applicable to medicines taken before or afterwards.
Certain medicines for the treatment of hypertension, heart conditions and some antibiotics, the beta blockers, can reduce or cancel the effect of Terbasmin when administered in conjunction.
It is also possible to observe low levels of potassium in the blood when Terbasmin is used with other medicines. Normally this effect is not important, but in some cases it can influence the cardiac rhythm.

3. HOW TO TAKE TERBASMIN SOLUCION

Follow these instructions unless your doctor has given you distinct indications.
Remember to take your medicine.
Your doctor will indicate the length of treatment with TERBASMIN SOLUCION.
Do not suspend the treatment without first consulting your doctor.
If you feel that the effect of TERBASMIN SOLUCION is too strong or weak communicate this to your doctor or pharmacist.
TERBASMIN SOLUCION is administered orally.

Administration:
Habitual dose for adults: 3-4.5mg (10-15ml) 3 times in 24 hours.
Habitual dose for children: The dose will depend on the child’s body weight as indicated on the following table:

Recommended doses:

Body weight (kg)

Dosage

Body weight (kg)

Dosage

4

6

8

10

12

14

16

1ml x 3

1.5ml x 3

2ml x 3

2.5ml x 3

3ml x 3

3.5ml x 3

4ml x 3

18

20

24

28

32

36

40

4.5ml x 3

5ml x 3

6ml x 3

7ml x 3

8ml x 3

9ml x 3

10ml x 3

If you take more TERBASMIN SOLUCION than you should, immediately consult your doctor or pharmacist.
The most common symptoms and signs which can be produced after an overdose are: nausea, headaches, fast or irregular cardiac rhythm, muscular cramps, nervousness, uneasiness, trembling, fainting or unusual drowsiness.
In the case of accidental overdose, consult the Toxicology Information Service, Telephone 915620420, indicating the product and amount administered.

If you forgot to take TERBASMIN SOLUCION
Do not take a double dose to compensate the treatment with TERBASMIN SOLUCION.
In the case of forgetting a dose, take one as soon as you remember. However, if the next dose is very soon, wait till then.

4. POSSIBLE ADVERSE EFFECTS

As with all medicines TERBASMIN SOLUCION can produce side effects.
If side effects are produced, these are weak and disappear of their own accord after one or two weeks treatment. Even so, communicate the following side effects which cause discomfort or do not disappear to your doctor:

Frequent side effects:
Trembling
Rapid cardiac rhythm

Infrequent side effects:
Nausea
Skin rashes
Serious headaches
Muscular cramps
Difficulty sleeping and mood changes have been observed

Rare side effects
Irregular heartbeats have been registered

If you observe any other side effect not mentioned in this information leflet, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

5. STORAGE OF TERBASMIN SOLUCIÓN

Maintain TERBASMIN SOLUCION out of reach and sight of children.

It does not need special conditions for conservation.

Expiry: Do not use TERBASMIN SOLUCION after the expiry date indicated on the container.

Medicines must not be disposed of in the drains or thrown away. Leave unwanted medicines and containers at the SIGRE point in a chemist. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of any containers or unneeded medicines. This way you will help look after the environment.

Holder of the authorisation for the commercialisation and fabrication of the product.

LABORATORIOS ERN, S.A.
Perú 228 - 08020 Barcelona, España

Responsable for fabrication.
 Laboratorios ERN, S.A.  Gorcs i LLadó, 188 – 08210 Barberá del Vallés, Barcelona. España.

This information leaflet was approved in June 2004.

 

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