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MACPHYLLINE 200 MG TABLET SR

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Composition for MACPHYLLINE

Acebrophylline(200 mg)

food interaction for MACPHYLLINE

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Macphylline 200 mg tablet sr at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MACPHYLLINE

Acebrophylline(200 mg)

Uses

Macphylline 200 mg tablet sr is used in the treatment of cough.

How it works

Macphylline 200 mg tablet sr, a xanthine derivative, belongs to a class of medication called bronchodilators. 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 lungs thereby reducing inflammation. It also reduces thickness of the mucus, thus making it easy for the patient to clear the mucus load.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Drowsiness, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Abdominal pain, Shortness of breath, Esophageal obstruction, Heartburn, Airway inflammation, Increased white blood cell count, Loss of appetite, Rash, Itching, Urticaria, Constipation, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES for MACPHYLLINE

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  • AB PHYLLINE 200 MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 15.30/tablet sr
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    Rs. 153
    pay 13% more per tablet sr
  • ASCOVENT 200 MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 13.90/tablet sr
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    Rs. 139
    pay 3% more per tablet sr
  • AB-FLO 200 MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 14.15/tablet sr
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    Rs. 141.50
    pay 5% more per tablet sr
  • BROPHYLE 200 MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
    Rs. 14.07/tablet sr
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    Rs. 140.70
    pay 4% more per tablet sr
  • ASTHACE 200 MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Ordain Health Care Global Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 10.76/tablet sr
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    Rs. 107.60
    save 20% more per tablet sr

Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
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    MBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
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  • Dr. Joy Chakraborty
    MBBS, MD
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  • Dr. R. R. Dutta
    MBBS, MD
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  • Dr. Kartavya Shah
    MBBS, DNB
    4.2

Expert advice for MACPHYLLINE

  • Acebrophylline should be preferably taken after meals to avoid gastrointestinal discomfort.
  • Inform your doctor if you are on therapy with other medications such as frusimide, reserpine, barbiturates or phenytoin.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any nervous system disorders like epilepsy and are taking any therapy for the same.
  • Inform your doctor if you are a smoker.
  • Inform your doctor if you are breast-feeding.

Frequently asked questions for MACPHYLLINE

Acebrophylline

Q.What is acebrophylline used for?
Acebrophylline 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

Q.How does it work?
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

Q.Is acebrophylline an antibiotic or steroid?
No. Acebrophylline is not an antibiotic or steroid

Q.What is acebrophylline capsule?
Acebrophylline is available in capsule dosage form for the treatment of adults suffering from bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)