A potent bronchodilator, Doxovent 100 MG Syrup is used as a maintenance treatment for shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness associated with lung diseases like chronic bronchitis, asthma, emphysema, etc. It inhibits phosphodiesterase activities and relaxes the smooth muscles of the airways leading to the lung.
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur on taking this medicine. These side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you experience any of the following side-effects : Nausea, heart rhythm disorder, vomiting, epigastric pain, palpitations, paroxysmal spasm, headache, insomnia, dizziness, increased blood sugar levels, increased heartbeat and muscle weakness.
Before using Doxovent 100 MG Syrup, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, pre-existing diseases, over the counter products, allergies, and current health conditions. Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding as the risk of adverse effects on the foetus or infant is very high. People suffering from myocardial infarction, peptic ulcers, hyperthyroidism, seizure disorders also should not take this drug.
The Doxovent 100 MG Syrup dose that is generally recommended to patients is 400 mg per day. Administration of single dose in the evening reduces nocturnal symptoms and helps the patients feel more comfortable during the day. However, in certain cases 400 mg twice daily is recommended based on the response to treatment. The recommended dose can maximum go up to 1,200 mg per day. It comes as a tablet and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food.