Doxoril 400mg Tablet

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Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Doxoril 400mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Doxoril Tablet

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Uses of Doxoril Tablet

Doxoril 400mg Tablet is used in the treatment of asthma prevention and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Doxoril Tablet

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Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.

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

How Doxoril Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Doxoril Tablet

Expert advice for Doxoril Tablet

  • It is better to take Doxoril in the evening around 7-8 pm for protection against asthma symptoms throughout the night.
  • Doxoril will not work for sudden wheezing or asthma attacks once they start. Always keep a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
  • Not as effective as steroid inhalers for asthma.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with the kidney, liver or heart disease, or have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Taking Doxoril can reduce the requirement of steroids by 50%.
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Doxoril Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Doxoril Tablet
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
Doxoril 400mg 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Doxoril 400mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Doxoril
400mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Doxoril
400mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Doxoril Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Doxofylline

Doxoril is a new generation long-acting oral bronchodilator. It is a methyxanthine derivative.
Doxoril 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.
Doxoril is not an antibiotic. Doxoril is a bronchodilator used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Doxoril is not a steroid. Doxoril is a bronchodilator used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Doxoril is a bronchodilator used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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