NCLEX RN Practice Question # 884

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 884.


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  • Trade Names Brethine, Bricanyl
  • Drug Class: Beta-2 Adrenergic Agonist
  • Mechanism of Action: same as albuterol


  • Prevention or Reversal of bronchospasm in patients with bronchial asthma and reversible bronchospasm associated with bronchitis and emphysema
  • In some patients the severity of bronchoconstriction can limit the delivery of drugs by inhalation, making systemic drug administration necessary


  • hypersensitivity

Side Effects:

  • Similar to those commonly seen with other sympathomimetic agents (e.g. albuterol)
  • All these reactions are transient in nature and usually do not require treatment

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