Theobid 600mg Tablet

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Composition for Theobid 600mg Tablet

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₹1.03/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Theobid Tablet

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Uses of Theobid Tablet

Theobid 600mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and asthma.
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Side effects of Theobid Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.

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How to use Theobid 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 Theobid 600mg Tablet with food.

How Theobid Tablet works

Theobid 600mg tablet works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Theobid Tablet

Expert advice for Theobid Tablet

  • Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
  • If you develop a fever/flu-like symptoms while taking this medication, tell your doctor promptly. The dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
  • Drinking or eating foods high in caffeine, like coffee, tea, cocoa, and chocolate, may increase the side effects caused by theophylline. Avoid large amounts of these substances while you are taking theophylline.
  • Do not take theophylline if you are allergic to theophylline, similar medicines (eg, aminophylline), or xanthines (eg, caffeine).
  • Consult your doctor before taking theophylline if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
  • Consult your doctor  before taking theophylline if you are in the last 3 months of pregnancy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Theobid 600mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Theobid 600mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Theobid 600mg 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
Theobid 600mg 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 Theobid 600mg Tablet can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Theobid 600mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Theobid 600mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Theobid 600mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Theobid 600mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Theobid 600mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Herperax 200mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg Suspension, Azibig 200mg Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Theobid 600mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Theophylline

Yes, Theobid 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.
Theobid 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.
Theobid 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, Theobid is not a steroid. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Theobid is not an antibiotic. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Theobid is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug and is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Theobid 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.
Theobid 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.
Theobid is not known to increase the blood pressure. However, if you experience any changes in your blood pressure while taking Theobid, consult your doctor.
Tachycardia (increase in heart rate) is a side effect associated with the use of Theobid in high doses. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while using the drug.
Theobid 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.
Theobid use may cause insomnia. If you experience any sleep disturbances while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Theobid 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.
Theobid 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.
Theobid 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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