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Composition FOR SPIRODIN AB

Doxofylline(400mg),Acebrophylline(100mg)

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(400mg)

Uses

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

How it works

Doxofylline works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.
Acebrophylline(100mg)

Uses

Acebrophylline is used in the treatment of cough.

How it works

Acebrophylline thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

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

  • 71%
    Once A Day
  • 29%
    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. What is doxofylline?
Doxofylline is a new generation long-acting oral bronchodilator. It is a methyxanthine derivative.
Q. How does doxofylline work?
Doxofylline inhibits an enzyme called phosphodiesterase which results in bronchodilation (dilation or widening of the airways in the lungs by relaxing the surrounding smooth muscle). It is used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is a lung disease characterized by chronic obstruction of lung airflow that interferes with normal breathing and is not fully reversible.
Q. Is doxofylline antibiotic?
Doxofylline is not an antibiotic. Doxofylline is a bronchodilator used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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Q. Is doxofylline a steroid?
Doxofylline is not a steroid. Doxofylline is a bronchodilator used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Q. What is doxofylline used for?
Doxofylline is a bronchodilator used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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
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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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)