Brophylin 100mg Capsule

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Composition for Brophylin 100mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Brophylin Capsule

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Uses of Brophylin Capsule

Brophylin 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of asthma prevention and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Brophylin Capsule

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Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.

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How to use Brophylin Capsule

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. Brophylin 100mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Brophylin Capsule works

Brophylin 100mg capsule 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.

In Depth Information on Brophylin Capsule

Expert advice for Brophylin Capsule

  • It is better to take Brophylin in the evening around 7-8 pm for protection against asthma symptoms throughout the night.
  • Brophylin 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 Brophylin can reduce the requirement of steroids by 50%.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Brophylin 100mg Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Brophylin 100mg Ca
psule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
Brophylin 100mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Brophylin 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Brophylin 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Brophylin 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Brophylin 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Acebrophylline, 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Brophylin 100mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Acebrophylline

Brophylin is used to treat symptoms of bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It blocks the intracellular enzyme (phosphodiesterases) followed by increase in level of messenger known as cyclic adenosine monophosphate, which promotes relaxation of bronchial muscles
Q. How does it work?
It inhibits the release of certain inflammatory chemicals (leukotrienes, tumor necrosis factor etc) in the lung thereby preventing inflammation in the lung. It also reduces thickness of the mucus thus making it easy for the patient to clear the mucus load
No. Brophylin is not an antibiotic or steroid
Brophylin is available in capsule dosage form for the treatment of adults suffering from bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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