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Filast 500Mcg Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Roflumilast
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 30, 2019

Filast 500Mcg Tablet is used for the control, treatment and prevention of conditions such as inflammation of airways and blockage of lungs. It works by helping reduce inflammation in the lungs, thus helping treat respiratory diseases.

Do not use Filast 500Mcg Tablet if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it. Before using Filast 500Mcg Tablet tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding, or if you have any upcoming surgeries. Also let your doctor know your history of medical problems, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions.

Filast 500Mcg Tablet should be taken in doses prescribed by the doctor. Dosage depends on conditions such as medical condition, diet, age, and counteraction with other medicines.

Possible side effects of Filast 500Mcg Tablet include abdominal pain, vomiting, uncontrollable shaking of certain body parts, sudden decrease in body weight, and difficulty falling asleep. If you experience side effects other than the ones listed above, you need to contact your doctor for immediate medical assistance.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Pulmonologist before using this medicine.
  • Asthma

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (Copd)

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Filast 500mcg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Filast 500mcg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Filast 500Mcg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

This medication belongs to the class of drugs that blocks PDE-4 judiciously. As a consequence, this drug produces anti-inflammatory and anti-modulatory effects in the pulmonary system. It also accelerates levels of intracellular cyclic AMP.

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