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Filast 500Mcg Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Roflumilast
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

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.

chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (copd)
In addition to its intended effect, Filast 500Mcg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Decreased appetite
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.
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Koye Pharmaceuticals Pvt ltd
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MSN Laboratories
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Zydus Cadila
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
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Popular Questions & Answers

I am having COPD. Following exacerbation I have in addition to inhalers been advised the following COPD specific medicines. A. Tab Roflumilast 500 mg OD. B. Tab Nac 600 mg TDS and C. Tab Urimax 0.4 mg OD (TOS). Due to these medicines I am loosing appetite, have regular pain in the stomach and can not sleep for more than six hours at night. Please advise.

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