Medicine Overview of Theolife Tablet
Side effects of Theolife Tablet
Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.
How to use Theolife 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 Theolife 400mg Tablet with food.
How Theolife Tablet works
Theolife 400mg tablet works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.
In Depth Information on Theolife Tablet
Expert advice for Theolife 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.
Special precautions for Theolife 400mg Tablet
Theolife 400mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Theolife 400mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Theolife 400mg 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.+more
Avoiding breastfeeding for 2-4 hours after Theolife 400mg Tablet can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby....
Avoiding breastfeeding for 2-4 hours after Theolife 400mg Tablet can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby.
Theolife 400mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Theolife 400mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney+more
disease. No dose adjustment of Theolife 400mg Tablet is recommended....
Theolife 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient+more
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Theolife 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Suspension
Frequently asked questions for Theolife 400mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Theophylline
Yes, Theolife 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.
Theolife 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.
Theolife 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, Theolife is not a steroid. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Theolife is not an antibiotic. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Theolife is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug and is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Theolife 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.
Theolife 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.
Theolife is not known to increase the blood pressure. However, if you experience any changes in your blood pressure while taking Theolife, consult your doctor.
Tachycardia (increase in heart rate) is a side effect associated with the use of Theolife in high doses. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while using the drug.
Theolife 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.
Theolife use may cause insomnia. If you experience any sleep disturbances while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Theolife 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.
Theolife 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.
Theolife 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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