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Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR


Overview

Introduction

Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR is used to treat and prevent symptoms of 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, thus widening them and making it easier to breathe.

It is advisable to take Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR at the same time each day. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine without talking to the doctor. Before taking this medicine, inform doctor if you are suffering from any kidney, liver or heart disease.

This medicine may cause nausea and headache as its side effects.

Deriphyllin Tablet PR side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach upset
  • Headache
  • Restlessness

How to use Deriphyllin Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR is to be taken empty stomach.
Take this medicine 1 hour before or 2 hours after food. You can take it with food if stomach upset occurs.
Avoid Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Deriphyllin Tablet PR works

Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR is a combination of two bronchodilators: Etofylline/Etophylline and Theophylline. They work by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widen the airways. This makes breathing easier.

Deriphyllin Tablet PR related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR 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 Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR 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 Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Deriphyllin Retard 300 Tablet PR is used for treatment and prevention of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Take it 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.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for the Deriphyllin?

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 Deriphyllin?

Deriphyllin 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 Deriphyllin cause insomnia (inability to sleep)?

Yes, the use of Deriphyllin may cause insomnia. If you experience any sleep disturbances while using the drug, consult your doctor.

Q. Does high doses of Deriphyllin cause serious side effects?

Yes, high doses of Deriphyllin 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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References
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