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Doxoford Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Doxoford Tablet is used to treat and prevent asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening them and making it easier to breathe. It also thins and loosens mucus in the nose and make it easier to cough out.

It is advisable to take Doxoford Tablet 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 not to stop taking this medicine without talking to the doctor. Before you start taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are suffering from any kidney, liver, or heart disease.

It may cause nausea, stomach upset, vomiting, and headache as its side effects.

Doxoford Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain / epigastric pain
  • Headache
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Increased heart rate
  • Allergic reaction

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

How Doxoford Tablet works

Doxoford 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.

Doxoford Tablet related warnings

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

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Patient Concerns

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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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