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Phyllin 100 MG Syrup

Manufacturer: Rnd Laboratories Pvt. Ltd
Medicine composition: Doxofylline
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: March 13, 2019

Phyllin 100 MG Syrup is a xanthine derivative drug used in the treatment of asthma and other obstructive diseases. It is a potent bronchodilator and helps relax the smooth muscles of the airway leading to the lung. This medication is used as a maintenance treatment for wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness associated with lung diseases like asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema and other diseases related to the respiratory system. Though a specialised drug there are a few side effects to this drug such as palpation or increase in heart beat, nausea, dizziness, insomnia and slight headaches. It has anti-tissue and bronchodilator effects and as phosphodiesterase inhibitor. This is a relatively safe drug and apart from not having many side effects has a very little interaction with other diseases, even so it is not safe for expecting or breast feeding mothers. No habit forming tendencies are found. The is a newer generation of Xanthine Bronchodilator or in simpler words an inhaler, which does not have major Cardiovascular Adverse effects. Differing from its predecessors it is relatively safer and has fewer drug on drug interaction.

  • Asthma and other obstructive diseases

    The medication is prescribed to patients suffering from asthma and other obstructive diseases related to the respiratory system.
  • Heart diseases

    The contraindications of the medication is that it is not advised for patients who are allergic to Phyllin 100 MG Syrup and any other medication belonging to the Xanthine derivative group, also this medication is not recommended for use if you have acute myocardial infraction or have suffered from a recent heart attack.

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The duration of the effect of Phyllin 100 MG Syrup is not clinically established but is know to last longer than other xanthine derivatives.

  • What is the onset of action?

    The amount of time taken for the onset of action is not clinically established.

  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This drug is not safe for use during pregnancy, unless suggested by the doctor it is not at all recommended to take this medication. Weigh out the pros and cons before you start.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported, addiction was not seen.

  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is not at all recommended for mothers who are breast feeding as it is reported to be fatal for the feeding child. Consult your doctor if you have further queries.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is not know, it is advisable to consult your doctor before you start drinking while under the medication.

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    This medication is reported to cause drowsiness in some cases and is hence not recommended while driving.

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    This medication should be used with caution by patients suffering from impaired kidney functions and may require some monitoring and dose adjustment in those cases.

  • Does this affect liver function?

    This medication should be used with caution by patients suffering from impaired liver functions and may require some monitoring and dose adjustment in those cases.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Phyllin 100 MG Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If its almost time for the next schedule dose then the missed one can be skipped.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    If incase of an overdose contact your doctor. The symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, restlessness , insomnia and increase in heart rate.

Phyllin 100 MG Syrup works by competitively blocking the action of certain enzymes that are responsible for smooth muscle contractions in the lungs.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Though there are lesser disease-drug interaction compared to other xanthine derivatives, people with these diseases should be careful. Peptic ulcer, seizure disorders, heart rhythm disorder and hyperthyroidism.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Caffeine

    Avoid or limit the uptake of caffeine or caffeine containing product while using this medicine.

Ques: What is Doxofylline?

Ans: Doxofylline ia a medicine used in Asthma. Doxofylline tablet is used to control Wheezing and Chest tightness. This medication is prescribed to patients having conditions like shortness of breath and severe coughing.

Ques: What is the use of Doxofylline?

Ans: Doxofylline is used for the treatment of conditions like Chronic Asthma and obstructive diseases. It is also used to control Lung diseases. Doxofylline helps to improve breath shortness and emphysema. This medicine prevents Chronic bronchitis and chest tightness.

Ques: What are the side effects of Doxofylline?

Ans: Doxofylline has many common side effects such as Headache and increased heartbeat. There are some serious side effects of this medicine like increase in blood sugar, Vomiting and Nausea. In case of patients, having any of the side effects or issues like Muscle weakness and dizziness. It is advised to stop the consumption of Doxofylline and contact to doctor as soon as possible.

Ques: For what treatment Doxofylline used for?

Ans: Doxofylline is used to treat conditions like Chest tightness and chronic bronchitis. It is also used to control obstructive diseases. Doxofylline helps to improve asthma and breathing problems. This medicine also helps to prevent Wheezing and emphysema.
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