Medicine Overview of Erophylline Syrup
Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Erophylline Syrup is to be taken with food.
Erophylline Syrup is a mucolytic and bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to breathe.
In Depth Information on Erophylline Syrup
- It is better to take Erophylline in the evening around 7-8 pm for protection against asthma symptoms throughout the night.
Erophylline 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 Erophylline can reduce the requirement of steroids by 50%.
Erophylline Syrup related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Erophylline Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Erophylline Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Erophylline Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Erophylline Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Erophylline Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Erophylline Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Erophylline Syrup, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Erophylline Syrup
Erophylline is used to treat symptoms of bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It blocks the intracellular enzyme (phosphodiesterases) followed by increase in level of messenger known as cyclic adenosine monophosphate, which promotes relaxation of bronchial muscles
It inhibits the release of certain inflammatory chemicals (leukotrienes, tumor necrosis factor etc) in the lung thereby preventing inflammation in the lung. It also reduces thickness of the mucus thus making it easy for the patient to clear the mucus load
No. Erophylline is not an antibiotic or steroid
Erophylline is available in capsule dosage form for the treatment of adults suffering from bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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