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Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet is used to treat and prevent symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (a lung disorder in which flow of air to the lung is blocked). It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening it and making it easier to breathe.

Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet can be taken with the food in evening. But take it at the same time every day to get the most benefit.  The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms.  You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Do not miss even a single dose, if in any case, you missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember or better to skip the missed dose and continue with regular dosing. It does not work immediately or prevent the already started breathing trouble, hence always carry your medical inhaler with you for an emergency.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, headache, vomiting, and abdominal upset or discomfort. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Generally, it is advised not to consume alcohol or do not smoke while on treatment.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease or if you have heart-related problems. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before starting the treatment. 

Side effects of Abrophyll Tablet SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Abrophyll

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Upset stomach
  • Restlessness

How to use Abrophyll Tablet SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Abrophyll Tablet SR works

Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet is a mucolytic and bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to breathe.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Abrophyll Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet for prevention and treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • It should be taken at the same time each day, preferably in the evening after food.
  • It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Always keep a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
  • Your doctor may take regular blood test to monitor potassium level and the level of this medicine in your body.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney, liver or heart disease, or if you have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Xanthinic Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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i m suffering from breathing problem cough chest infame . Do tell chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .So tell which medicines should i take to treat this problem.
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Pulmonology
It is less likely you have copd at this age You need detailed check up and spirometry test for same
Asthma problem and doctor has prescribed Xanilax SR 200 as a substitute for Theoasthalin SR. Is it correct?
Dr. Ankit Soni
Homeopathy
Theoasthalin SR and Xanilax SR are two different drugs They are not substitute for each other Both these medicines are for treatment for asthma
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FAQs

Q. Does birth control pills have any effect on Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet?

If you are taking birth control pills, dose of Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet need to be reduced as birth control pills may interfere with clearance of Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet, increasing its levels and chances of side effects.

Q. How should Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet be taken?

Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor. To avoid an upset stomach it should be taken with food.

Q. Is it okay to take furosemide along with Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet?

One should take proper caution if you are taking furosemide along with Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet. This is because the combined use of these medicines may decrease the levels of potassium. Hence, regular monitoring of potassium levels is required.

Q. When should Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet be avoided?

Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet should be avoided in patients who are allergic to ambroxol, Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet, or theophylline. Along with that, patients suffering from low blood pressure, irregular heart beats or rhythm or history of heart attack, liver disease or kidney disorder should avoid taking Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet.

Q. Is Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet the same as theophylline?

Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet comprises of theophylline-7 acetate and ambroxol which makes it effective in making the mucus more fluid and clearing the airways easily, thereby making breathing easier. This effect of Abrophyll-SR 200 Tablet works as an added advantage over theophylline. Moreover, it also reduces the need for other medicine used to treat asthma, like salbutamol.

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Expires on or after: January, 2021

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