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Composition for SPIRODIN AB

Doxofylline(400 mg),Acebrophylline(100 mg)

food interaction for SPIRODIN AB

alcohol interaction for SPIRODIN AB

pregnancy interaction for SPIRODIN AB

lactation interaction for SPIRODIN AB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
Avoid Spirodin ab tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.
UNSAFE
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 SPIRODIN AB

Doxofylline(400 mg)

Uses

Doxofylline is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) and asthma.

How it works

Doxofylline belongs to a class of medications called xanthines. It works by relaxing and opening the airways, making it easier to breathe.

Common side effects

Nausea, Palpitations, Headache, Insomnia, Irritation, Tachycardia, Tremor, Vomiting, Arrhythmia, Seizure
Acebrophylline(100 mg)

Uses

Acebrophylline is used in the treatment of cough.

How it works

Acebrophylline, 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

Common Dosage for SPIRODIN AB TABLET

Patients taking SPIRODIN AB TABLET

  • 80%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for SPIRODIN AB

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for SPIRODIN AB

  • Do not take doxofylline, If you are allergic to any ingredient in doxofylline, similar medicines (eg, aminophylline), or xanthines (eg, caffeine).
  • Avoid taking other products that contain xanthine (such as chocolate or caffeinated drinks).
  • Consult your doctor before taking this drug, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breast-feeding.

Frequently asked questions for SPIRODIN AB

Doxofylline

Q.Is doxofylline antibiotic/ a steroid?
Doxofylline belongs to a class of medications called xanthines. It is not a steroid or antibiotic.

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 July, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)