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Bambuterol Hydrochloride information from DrugsUpdate  

See Available Brands of Bambuterol Hydrochloride in India

P - Caution when used during pregnancy

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Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacokinetics

Bambuterol HCl is a prodrug of terbutaline. It relaxes bronchial smooth muscle by selectively acting on β2-receptors. Duration 24 hours


Absorption Absorbed from the GI tract following oral admin.


Metabolism Converted to active metabolite, terbutaline, at a slow rate of 4-7 hours.

Bambuterol Hydrochloride Indications / Bambuterol Hydrochloride Uses

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Bambuterol Hydrochloride Adverse Reactions / Bambuterol Hydrochloride Side Effects

Fine tremor of skeletal muscle (e.g. hands), palpitations and muscle cramps; tachycardia, tenseness and peripheral vasodilation.

Precautions

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Special Precautions

DM, hyperthyroidism, myocardial insufficiency, arrhythmias, susceptibility to QT-interval prolongation. Pregnancy.

Other Drug Interactions

Risk of hypokalaemia increased by co-admin of corticosteroids, diuretics or xanthines. Prolong the action of drugs e.g. suxamethonium.

Other Interactions

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Dosage

Oral Persistent reversible airways obstruction Adult: 10-20 mg once daily at bedtime. CrCl (ml/min):<50 Dosage Recommendation: Initial dose should be halved.

Food(before/after)

May be taken with or without food. (Preferably taken shortly before bedtime.)

List of Contraindications

Bambuterol Hydrochloride and Pregnancy

Caution when used during pregnancy

Bambuterol Hydrochloride and Lactation

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Bambuterol Hydrochloride and Children

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Bambuterol Hydrochloride and Geriatic

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Bambuterol Hydrochloride and Other Contraindications

Severe hepatic impairment; cirrhosis

Storage

Oral: Store below 30 ℃

Lab interference

Oral: Store below 30 ℃

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