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Dophy-AM Tablet

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Dophy-AM Tablet 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.

Dophy-AM Tablet also thins and loosens mucus in the nose, windpipe, and lungs making it easier to cough out. It is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. 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, stomach upset, vomiting, stomach pain, headache, irritability, insomnia, and increased heart rate. 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 it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or 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.

Side effects of Dophy-AM Tablet

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 Dophy-AM

  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain/epigastric pain
  • Headache
  • Irritation
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Increased heart rate
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Dophy-AM 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. Dophy-AM Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Dophy-AM Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Dophy-AM Tablet works

Dophy-AM Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Doxofylline and ambroxol. Doxofylline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. Ambroxol is a mucolytic. It thins and loosens mucus (phlegm) making it easier to cough out. Together, they make breathing easier.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Dophy-AM Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dophy-AM Tablet 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dophy-AM Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Dophy-AM Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dophy-AM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dophy-AM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dophy-AM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dophy-AM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

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
Chronic Cough cold and chest pain Also I am taking Montec Lc tablet ( OD)
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Allergic rhinitis can be associated with asthma. Get your chest and nose checked
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References

  1. PubChem. Doxofylline. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ambroxol. 2001. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Doxofylline. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Ambroxol. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of Origin: India
Expires on or after: February, 2021

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