terbutaline,Brethine, Bricanyl, and Brethaire are no longer available in the U.S. (cont.)

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SIDE EFFECTS: Terbutaline may cause side effects such as tremor, nausea, nervousness, dizziness, headache, drowsiness, heartburn, heart palpitations, fast heart rate, and elevated blood pressure. Vomiting, anxiety, restlessness, lethargy, excessive sweating, chest pain, and muscle cramping also may occur. Low blood potassium (hypokalemia) and high blood glucose have been associated with terbutaline.

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information

Last Editorial Review: 4/27/2012

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