Spirodin AX Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Spirodin AX Tablet

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Uses of Doxofylline

Doxofylline is used in the treatment of asthma prophylaxis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Doxofylline

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Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.

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How to use Doxofylline

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. Avoid Spirodin AX Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Spirodin AX Tablet works

Doxofylline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.
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Uses of Ambroxol

Ambroxol is used in the treatment of cough.
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Side effects of Ambroxol

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Constipation, Diarrhoea, Difficulty in urination, Heartburn, Itching, Nausea, Rash.

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How to use Ambroxol

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. Avoid Spirodin AX Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Spirodin AX Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Spirodin AX Tablet

Expert advice for Doxofylline

  • It is better to take Doxofylline in the evening around 7-8 pm for protection against asthma symptoms throughout the night.
  • Doxofylline will not work for sudden wheezing or asthma attacks once they start. Always keep a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
  • Not as effective as steroid inhalers for asthma.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with the kidney, liver or heart disease, or have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Taking Doxofylline can reduce the requirement of steroids by 50%.

Expert advice for Ambroxol

  • Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol if you have a history of severe allergic reactions of skin (Stevens-Johnson syndrome or Lyell syndrome).
  • Do not continue taking ambroxol and contact your doctor immediately, if you notice any damage to skin or mucosa (moist tissue that lines the inner side of nose, mouth, lungs, and the urinary and digestive tracts). 
  • Avoid taking drugs that suppress cough (antitussives) if you are taking ambroxol.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol if you are breast-feeding.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol if you have.
  • Severe liver or kidney problems. You may need dose reduction or extension of dosing interval.
  • A disease called Ciliary dyskinesia in which the hair like structures along the airways called cilia are faulty and do not help in clearing the mucus.
Warnings
Special precautions for Spirodin AX Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Spirodin AX 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Spirodin AX Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Spirodin AX Tablet alters the abilit
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Spirodin AX Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Spirodin AX Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Spirodin AX Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Spirodin AX Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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).
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).
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Frequently asked questions for Ambroxol

Q. Is Ambroxol an antibiotic/steroid?
No. Ambroxol belongs to a class of drugs called expectorants (aid expulsion of mucus as cough) or mucolytic (liquefy and loosen mucus). It has no know effect against infections. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids
Q. Is Ambroxol good for dry cough?
No. Ambroxol is more effective in the treatment of productive cough associated with thickened mucus and poor mucus clearance
Q. Is Ambroxol a prescription drug?
Cough syrups containing Ambroxol and other active drugs commonly used for cough and cold may be available as over the counter (OTC) without prescription
Q. Is Ambroxol/mucolite safe for infants?
Mucolite is a trade name for active drug Ambroxol. Ambroxol may be used in children below 2 years of age only when prescribed by a doctor. It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your child’s or infant’s doctor
Q. Is ambrodil a cough syrup?
Ambrodil is a trade name for active drug ambroxol. It is available as cough syrup and is effective in the treatment of productive cough associated with thickened mucus and poor mucus clearance
Q. Ambroxol/ambrodil syrup/ambrolite syrup/mucolite/mucolite drops used for?
Ambrodil, ambrolite, mucolite are trade names for active drug ambroxol and are available as drops or syrup. Ambroxol belongs to a class of drugs called expectorants or mucolytics and is effective in liquefying and loosening thick mucus that can be coughed out easily. It is effective in treatment of productive cough associated with diseases of the respiratory tract such as long-term inflammation of air passages (chronic bronchitis), inflammation of air passages associated with asthma (asthmatic bronchitis), bronchial asthma, recurrent inflammation or infection of the airways (Bronchiectasis), infection of lungs (pneumonia), infections of middle ear (otitis media), inflammation of air cavities (sinuses) around nose (sinusitis), sore throat (nasopharyngitis)
Q. What is ambrodil S?
Ambrodil S is a trade name for a combination of active drugs ambroxol and salbutamol and guaifenesin
Q. What are mucolite tablets/drops and Is mucolite syrup for cough?
Yes. Mucolite is a trade name for active drug ambroxol and is available as cough syrup/ tablets and drops. It is effective in treatment of productive cough associated with diseases of the respiratory tract such as long-term inflammation of air passages (chronic bronchitis), inflammation of air passages associated with asthma (asthmatic bronchitis), bronchial asthma, recurrent inflammation or infection of the airways (Bronchiectasis), infection of lungs (pneumonia), infections of middle ear (otitis media), inflammation of air cavities (sinuses) around nose (sinusitis), sore throat (nasopharyngitis)
Q. Does Ambroxol make you sleepy/ you high?
Ambroxol is not known to make you sleepy or high.
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