Aminophylin Injection

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Aminophylin NA Injection

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Aminophylin Injection

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Uses of Aminophylin Injection

Aminophylin Injection is used in the treatment of asthma prophylaxis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Aminophylin Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.

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How to use Aminophylin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Aminophylin Injection works

Aminophylin injection is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Aminophylin Injection

Expert advice for Aminophylin Injection

  • It is better to take Aminophylin in the evening around 7-8 pm for protection against asthma symptoms throughout the night.
  • Aminophylin will not work for sudden wheezing or asthma attacks once they start. Always keep a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
  • Not as effective as steroid inhalers for asthma.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with the kidney, liver or heart disease, or have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Taking Aminophylin can reduce the requirement of steroids by 50%.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Aminophylin Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Aminophylin Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aminophylin Injection 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Aminophylin Injection is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Aminophylin Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Aminophylin Injection should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aminophylin Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Aminophylin Injection should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aminophylin Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Adenoject 6mg Injection, Louric 100mg Tablet, Piloric 300mg Tablet, Zylotis 100mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Aminophylin NA Injection

Frequently asked questions for Aminophylline

Aminophylin is not a steroid or antibiotic, it belongs to xanthine derivatives class of medications
Q. Is aminophylline same as theophylline?
No. Aminophylline is a complex of theophylline and ethylenediamine
Aminophylin is known to cause dyspnea, diuresis or tachycardia. However, it does not cause bradycardia. Consult your doctor, if you experience any side effects.

Substitutes for Aminophylin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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