What is Bricanyl?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Terbutaline

Bricanyl® is the brand name for terbutaline. It is a bronchodilator in reversible airway obstruction and bronchial asthma.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Asthma 9 2
Allergic asthma 1 0
Breathing difficulty 1 1
Chest tightness 1 0
Status asthmaticus 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bricanyl

Side effect Patients
Excessive thirst (polydipsia) 1

Why patients stopped taking Bricanyl

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Bricanyl

Duration

Stopped taking Bricanyl

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Bricanyl and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Salbutamol (Ventolin Evohaler) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Bricanyl

Jun 21, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breathing difficulty)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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