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Dofasma OD 400 mg Tablet


Overview

Dofasma OD Tablet side effects

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

How to use Dofasma OD Tablet

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. Dofasma OD 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Dofasma OD 400 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Dofasma OD Tablet works

Dofasma OD 400 mg Tablet is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.

Dofasma OD Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Dofasma OD 400 mg Tablet 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.
Driving
SAFE
Dofasma OD 400 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Dofasma OD 400 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Dofasma OD 400 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Dofasma OD 400 mg Tablet for prevention and treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • It should be taken 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

Questions Related to Dofasma OD

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Chronic Cough cold and chest painAlso I am taking Montec Lc tablet ( OD)
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Allergic rhinitis can be associated with asthma. Get your chest and nose checked
I am the patient , I suffer breathing problem since childhood and I have been taking montair fx and pump since long time . Is there any permanent cure ?
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
usually asthma can be well controlled so that you do not require regular inhalers throughout year. this can be achieved by seeing your pulmonary function tests and avoiding allergens
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FAQs

Q. What is Dofasma OD?

Dofasma OD is a new generation long-acting oral bronchodilator. It is a methyxanthine derivative.

Q. How does Dofasma OD work?

Dofasma OD inhibits an enzyme called phosphodiesterase which results in bronchodilation (dilation or widening of the airways in the lungs by relaxing the surrounding smooth muscle). It is used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is a lung disease characterized by chronic obstruction of lung airflow that interferes with normal breathing and is not fully reversible.

Q. Is Dofasma OD antibiotic?

Dofasma OD is not an antibiotic. Dofasma OD is a bronchodilator used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Q. Is Dofasma OD a steroid?

Dofasma OD is not a steroid. Dofasma OD is a bronchodilator used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Q. What is Dofasma OD used for?

Dofasma OD is a bronchodilator used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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