Deritard Injection

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
3.75
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Deritard Injection

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Uses of Deritard Injection

Deritard Injection is used in the treatment of asthma.
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Side effects of Deritard Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach upset, Headache, Restlessness.

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How to use Deritard Injection

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

How Deritard Injection works

Deritard Injection is a combination of two medicines: Etofylline and theophylline. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. This makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Deritard Injection

Deritard Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Deritard Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Deritard Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Deritard 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
Deritard Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.

Avoiding breastfeeding for 2-4 hours after Deritard Injection can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Deritard Injection alters the abilit
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Deritar
d Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Deritard Injection should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Deritard Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

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Substitutes for Deritard

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