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Brethine Pregnancy


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Is Brethine (Terbutaline) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

The FDA category for this medication is C. It is advised that you: Weigh risks vs. benefits

Brethine (Terbutaline) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

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  • Risks
  • Sometimes people will use Brethine (Terbutaline) to prevent premature labor. This purpose has not been FDA-approved and should not be used beyond 48-72 hours. Serious reactions, including death, high blood sugars, low blood potassium, and abnormal heart rhythms have happened to pregnant women who were given Brethine (Terbutaline) for premature labor.
Source: FDA package insert