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What is the different between deriphilin od 300 and deriphyllin retard 300. If the combination is same. Why the same company make same medicine in two different name.

1 Doctor Answered
Dear Lybrateuser, -deriphyllin od 300 means one tablet once a day & its effect remains only for a few hours whereas the retard tablet releases the the medicine slowly & it's effect can last for even 24 hours.
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