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Furtlyn 100mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Furtlyn 100mg Tablet is used to treat and prevent symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (a lung disorder in which flow of air to the lung is blocked). It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening it and making it easier to breathe.


It is taken by mouth with food. But, its advisable to take it at the same time each day. In case you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor. Before taking this medicine inform doctor if you are suffering from any kidney, liver or heart disease. Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood potassium levels. Inform your doctor if you notice muscle twitching or weakness, or an irregular heartbeat.

It may cause nausea and headache as its side effects.

Side effects of Furtlyn Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal upset
  • Restlessness

How to use Furtlyn 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. Furtlyn 100mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Furtlyn Tablet works

Furtlyn 100mg Tablet 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Furtlyn 100mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Furtlyn 100mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Furtlyn 100mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Furtlyn 100mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Furtlyn 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Furtlyn 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Furtlyn 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Furtlyn 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Furtlyn Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Furtlyn 100mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Furtlyn 100mg 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

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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
Suffering from chronic asthma since last 25 years tried all medicine having problems in walking and climbing
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear mam as your case is a chronic case it requires long case taking, examination and regular follow up, therefore, please visit a homeopath so that he can examine you and guide you accordingly.
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FAQs

Q. Does birth control pills have any effect on Furtlyn?

If you are taking birth control pills, dose of Furtlyn need to be reduced as birth control pills may interfere with clearance of Furtlyn, increasing its levels and chances of side effects.

Q. How should Furtlyn be taken?

Furtlyn should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor. To avoid an upset stomach it should be taken with food.

Q. Is it okay to take furosemide along with Furtlyn?

One should take proper caution if you are taking furosemide along with Furtlyn. This is because the combined use of these medicines may decrease the levels of potassium. Hence, regular monitoring of potassium levels is required.

Q. When should Furtlyn be avoided?

Furtlyn should be avoided in patients who are allergic to ambroxol, Furtlyn, or theophylline. Along with that, patients suffering from low blood pressure, irregular heart beats or rhythm or history of heart attack, liver disease or kidney disorder should avoid taking Furtlyn.

Q. Is Furtlyn the same as theophylline?

Furtlyn comprises of theophylline-7 acetate and ambroxol which makes it effective in making the mucus more fluid and clearing the airways easily, thereby making breathing easier. This effect of Furtlyn works as an added advantage over theophylline. Moreover, it also reduces the need for other medicine used to treat asthma, like salbutamol.

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