Active Ingredient(s): Terbutaline
FDA Approved: * May 17, 1976
Pharm Company: * AAIPHARMA LLC
Category: Asthma

Terbutaline, sold under the brand names Bricanyl and Marex among others, is a β2 adrenergic receptor agonist, used as a "reliever" inhaler in the management of asthma symptoms and as a tocolytic (anti-contraction medication) to delay preterm labor for up to 48 hours. This time can then be used to administer steroid injections to the mother which help fetal lung maturity and reduce complications of prematurity.[1] It should not be used to prevent preterm labor or delay lab... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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