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Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection

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Product introduction

Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection is used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (a lung disorder in which the flow of air to the lungs is blocked). It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages and making it easier to breathe.

Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection is given by your doctor or nurse. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, headache, and restlessness. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any heart, kidney and liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Bronkofylin Injection

Benefits of Bronkofylin Injection

In Treatment of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection helps the airways in your lungs stay open. It relaxes the muscles of these airways. This makes it easier for air to get in and out. It will relieve symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing and help you carry out your daily activities more easily. This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor.

Side effects of Bronkofylin Injection

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 Bronkofylin

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Restlessness

How to use Bronkofylin Injection

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

How Bronkofylin Injection works

Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection is a combination of two bronchodilators: Etofylline and Theophylline. They work by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widen the airways. This makes breathing easier.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoiding breastfeeding for 2-4 hours after Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Bronkofylin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection is used for treatment and prevention of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • 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.

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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
What is chronic pulmonary thromboembolism?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Cardiology
U can Google for details
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FAQs

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for the Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What is Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection?

Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection is a combination of two bronchodilators: Etofylline / Etophylline and Theophylline. They belong to a family of medicines called bronchodilators and work by widening the air passages in your lungs which allows you to breathe more easily and feel less congested. It is indicated in patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (chest disease).

Q. Does the use of Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection cause insomnia (inability to sleep)?

Yes, the use of Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection may cause insomnia. If you experience any sleep disturbances while using the drug, consult your doctor.

Q. Does high doses of Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection cause serious side effects?

Yes, high doses of Bronkofylin 169.4mg/50.6mg Injection can cause very serious effects. The patient may have nausea, vomiting and stomach pain. The patient may experience a faster heart rate or may shake uncontrollably. Severe cases of overdose may cause seizures, coma or may prove to be fatal. In case of overdose, contact the nearest hospital emergency room immediately.

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