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According to the NCBI, the medication is used to control such symptoms, but not to cure the conditions. Patients are advised to continue taking the medication even if they feel well.
Side effects of the medication can include nervousness, headache, upset stomach or chest pain, according to the NCBI.
In February, the US Food and Drug Administration warned that "injectable terbutaline should not be used in pregnant women for prevention or prolonged treatment (beyond 48–72 hours) of preterm labor in either the hospital or outpatient setting because of the potential for serious maternal heart problems and death," according to a release from the agency.