Theo PA 100mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Theo PA Tablet

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Uses of Theo PA Tablet

Theo PA 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of asthma prophylaxis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Theo PA Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.

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How to use Theo PA 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. It is better to take Theo PA 100mg Tablet with food.

How Theo PA Tablet works

Theo pa 100mg tablet is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Theo PA Tablet

Expert advice for Theo PA Tablet

  • It is better to take Theo pa in the evening around 7-8 pm for protection against asthma symptoms throughout the night.
  • Theo pa 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 Theo pa can reduce the requirement of steroids by 50%.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Theo PA 100mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Theo PA 100mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Theo PA 100mg 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
SAFE
Theo PA 100mg 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 Theo PA 100mg Tablet can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Theo PA 100mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Theo PA 100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Theo PA 100mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Theo PA 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Theo PA 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Brilinta 90mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Theo PA 100mg Tablet

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Yes, Theo pa 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.
Theo pa 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.
Theo pa 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.
No, Theo pa is not a steroid. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Theo pa is not an antibiotic. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Theo pa is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug and is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Theo pa 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.
Theo pa 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.
Theo pa is not known to increase the blood pressure. However, if you experience any changes in your blood pressure while taking Theo pa, consult your doctor.
Tachycardia (increase in heart rate) is a side effect associated with the use of Theo pa in high doses. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while using the drug.
Theo pa 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.
Theo pa use may cause insomnia. If you experience any sleep disturbances while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Theo pa 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.
Theo pa 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.
Theo pa use is not associated with hair loss. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
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Substitutes for Theo PA

No substitutes found for this medicine
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