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OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET

Prescription Required

Primary uses of OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
DISCONTINUED
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Medicine Overview of OD Phyllin Tablet

Uses of OD Phyllin Tablet

OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of asthma prevention and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

OD Phyllin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of OD Phyllin are Vomiting, Headache, Nausea, Stomach upset, Restlessness.

How to use OD Phyllin 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. OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET is to be taken with food.

How OD Phyllin Tablet works

OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.
In Depth Information on OD Phyllin Tablet

Expert advice for OD Phyllin Tablet

  • You have been prescribed OD PHYLLIN 600 MG 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 have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.
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OD Phyllin Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for OD Phyllin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
Lactation
SAFE
OD PHYLLIN 600 MG 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.
Avoiding breastfeeding for 2-4 hours after OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of OD PHYLLIN 600 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about OD Phyllin Tablet

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Q. Is OD Phyllin a phosphodiesterase inhibitor?
Yes, OD Phyllin 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.
Q. Is OD Phyllin available?
OD Phyllin 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.
Q. Is OD Phyllin dangerous?
OD Phyllin 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.
Q. Is OD Phyllin a steroid?
No, OD Phyllin is not a steroid. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Q. Is OD Phyllin an antibiotic?
OD Phyllin is not an antibiotic. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Q. Is OD Phyllin a controlled drug?
OD Phyllin is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug and is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Is OD Phyllin being discontinued?
OD Phyllin 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.
Q. Is OD Phyllin a stimulant?
OD Phyllin 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.
Q. Does OD Phyllin raise blood pressure?
OD Phyllin is not known to increase the blood pressure. However, if you experience any changes in your blood pressure while taking OD Phyllin, consult your doctor.
Q. Does OD Phyllin cause tachycardia (increased heart rate)?
Tachycardia (increase in heart rate) is a side effect associated with the use of OD Phyllin in high doses. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while using the drug.
Q. Does OD Phyllin cause weight loss or weight gain?
OD Phyllin 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.
Q. Does OD Phyllin cause insomnia (inability to sleep)?
OD Phyllin use may cause insomnia. If you experience any sleep disturbances while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does OD Phyllin cause constipation?
OD Phyllin 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.
Q. Does OD Phyllin need to be tapered?
OD Phyllin 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.
Q. Does OD Phyllin cause hair loss?
OD Phyllin use is not associated with hair loss. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking OD Phyllin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
OD Phyllin with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
OD Phyllin with Acyclovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acyclovir: Alovir, Acvirax, Avir
OD Phyllin with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin
OD Phyllin with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox
OD Phyllin with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Psycolith
OD Phyllin with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun
OD Phyllin with Sertraline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert
OD Phyllin with Clopidogrel
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clopidogrel: Clopinorm
OD Phyllin with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Antep
OD Phyllin with Fluoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flotin

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