Product Information

Product NameTerbutaline Sulfate (IP/BP/EP/USP)
Structure
IUPAC NameBis [(1RS)-1-(3, 5-dihydroxyphenyl)-2-[(1, 1-dimethylethyl) amino] ethanol] sulfate

1, 3-Benzenediol, 5-[2-[(1, 1-dimethylethyl) amino]-1-hydroxyethyl]-, sulfate (2:1) (salt)

(±)- α-[(tert-Butylamino) methyl]-3, 5-dihydroxybenzyl alcohol sulfate (2:1) (salt)

CAS No.23031-32-5
Molecular FormulaC24H40N2O10S
Molecular Weight548.7
AppearanceWhite or almost white, crystalline powder
SolubilityFreely soluble in water, slightly soluble in ethanol (96%) Practically insoluble in chloroform & ether
Melting Range246°C – 248°C
Patent StatusOut Of Patents
Therap.CatTerbutaline is used as a fast-acting bronchodilator (often used as a short-term asthma treatment) The inhaled form of terbutaline starts working within 15 minutes and can last up to 6 hours.