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Bricanyl is a reliever inhaler that works quickly in the body to tackle asthma symptoms. It’s sometimes used to treat bronchitis and emphysema too.
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Bricanyl (or Terbutaline as it’s sometimes known) is a reliever inhaler that’s used to treat symptoms of asthma and other lung problems. It may also be suitable for patients who have COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), bronchitis and emphysema.
It’s a bronchodilator, which just means it’s an inhaler that widens the airways when you’re struggling to breathe properly.
Bricanyl stops wheezing, coughing, and breathing difficulties by relaxing the muscles in the airways. It causes the airways to expand, and allows air to get into your lungs more freely. Bricanyl has been proven extremely effective in treating asthma and related illnesses. It starts to work in minutes, and lasts for up to six hours.
You only use reliever inhalers like Bricanyl when you experience asthma symptoms, or if you have an asthma attack.
Terbutaline inhaler. Terbutaline side-effects info at Patient.
Comparison of terbutaline and salbutamol inhalation in children with mild or moderate acute exacerbation of asthma. The Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 71(11), pp.961–963.
When you use Bricanyl Turbohaler, it’s really important to read the instructions you get with it. Using ‘correct inhaler technique’ will help the medication to work at its best. If you haven’t been shown this, let us know.
To get your Bricanyl Turbohaler ready:
To use Bricanyl:
Usually, one 0.5mg dose when you get breathless (so one puff of the inhaler) up to four times a day. But the dose can vary depending on your health. We can chat to you about the right dose for you during your consultation with us. If you find that the dose isn’t working the way that it should for you, send our clinician a message. We can adjust your dose or explore other treatments with you.
No, Bricanyl isn’t available over the counter. It’s an S3 or ‘pharmacist only’ medicine. This means that it’s usually kept behind the counter at a pharmacy and you’ll need to speak to a pharmacist before you can buy it. This is so that they can decide if it’s suitable (and safe) for you to use.
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