Substitutes for Lontif
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Medicine Overview of Lontif Tablet
Side effects of Lontif Tablet
Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.
How to use Lontif 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. It is better to take Lontif Tablet with food.
How Lontif Tablet works
Lontif tablet works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.
In Depth Information on Lontif Tablet
Expert advice for Lontif Tablet
- Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
- If you develop a fever/flu-like symptoms while taking this medication, tell your doctor promptly. The dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
- Drinking or eating foods high in caffeine, like coffee, tea, cocoa, and chocolate, may increase the side effects caused by theophylline. Avoid large amounts of these substances while you are taking theophylline.
- Do not take theophylline if you are allergic to theophylline, similar medicines (eg, aminophylline), or xanthines (eg, caffeine).
- Consult your doctor before taking theophylline if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
- Consult your doctor before taking theophylline if you are in the last 3 months of pregnancy.
Special precautions for Lontif Tablet
Lontif Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lontif Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lontif Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studie+more
s 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....
Lontif Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Lontif Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease+more
. No dose adjustment of Lontif Tablet is recommended....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Preva 75mg Tablet, Herperax 200mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Rediuse Suspension
Frequently asked questions for Lontif NA Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Theophylline
Yes, Lontif is a phosphodiesterase enzyme inhibitor. It mainly inhibits phosphodiesterase III and to a lesser extent phosphodiesterase IV enzymes. It works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways which opens the airways and makes breathing easier.
Lontif is available for use in the treatment of diseases like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, it is a prescription drug and should be used as advised by your doctor.
Lontif is a relatively safe drug if used as advised by your doctor. It is not devoid of side effects, especially if an overdose has been taken. An overdose can cause stomach pains and make you feel sick. It can cause fast or irregular heartbeat, make you feel very restless or cause fits. It should always be taken as advised by the doctor.
No, Lontif is not a steroid. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Lontif is not an antibiotic. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Lontif is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug and is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Lontif is not being discontinued. It is available in the market for the treatment of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) and asthma when prescribed by a doctor.
Lontif has stimulant effects on the central nervous system (can cause nervousness, excitation, agitation, insomnia, tremors, and, seizures or fits) and on the heart muscle (tachycardia, palpitations, arrhythmia) in very high doses. Talk to your doctor if have these problems as it could be due to an overdose.
Lontif is not known to increase the blood pressure. However, if you experience any changes in your blood pressure while taking Lontif, consult your doctor.
Tachycardia (increase in heart rate) is a side effect associated with the use of Lontif in high doses. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while using the drug.
Lontif use is not associated with weight loss or weight gain. However, consult your doctor if you notice any changes in weight while taking the drug as it could be due to other underlying conditions.
Lontif use may cause insomnia. If you experience any sleep disturbances while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Lontif is not known to cause constipation. However, its use has been associated with diarrhea. Consult your doctor if you experience any change in your bowel habits.
Lontif dose need not be tapered. Therapy can be ended without tapering the drug. Consult your doctor for the appropriate dose, timings, and duration of the medicine.
Lontif use is not associated with hair loss. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.