Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet

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Uses of Salbutamol / Albuterol

Salbutamol / Albuterol is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Salbutamol / Albuterol

Common

Tremor, Headache, Restlessness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Palpitations.

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How to use Salbutamol / Albuterol

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.

How Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet works

Salbutamol / albuterol is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and makes breathing easier.
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Uses of Theophylline

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

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.

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How to use Theophylline

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.

How Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Salbutamol / Albuterol

  • Use salbutamol inhalation exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
  • Always keep the inhaler upright during the loading of the dose and administration steps.
  • If you can feel a slightly sweet tasting powder in your mouth after inhaling, you have received the dose and the active substance has reached your lungs.
  • During use, regularly wipe the mouthpiece with a fibre-free tissue or soft cloth.
  • Always replace the inhaler cap after you have used the inhaler.
  • Always tell your doctor if you suffer from an over active thyroid gland.
  • Take special precaution if you experience chest pains.
  • Take special care with salbutamol if you suffer from any disease of the heart.

Expert advice for Theophylline

  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg 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
Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg 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 Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, increased or uneven heart rate, muscle cramps or muscle pain. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ventiph
ylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet should be used with c
aution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ventiphylline Forte 4 mg/200 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Salbutamol / Albuterol

Q. Is Salbutamol / Albuterol a steroid/ an antibiotic/ a cough syrup/ a betablocker/ contains steroid/ addictive/ a rescue inhaler?
Salbutamol / Albuterol (also available as Asthalin, Ventolin, Albuterol) is a beta receptor agonist used to prevent and treat wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and coughing caused by lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is a rescue inhaler for asthma. It is not a steroid or contains steroid or an antibiotic. It is not an addictive drug
Q. Does Salbutamol / Albuterol need prescription?
Yes. Salbutamol / Albuterol is available only by prescription
Q. Is Salbutamol / Albuterol safe/ safe for babies?
Salbutamol / Albuterol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Salbutamol / Albuterol cause drowsiness/ increased heart rate/ increase blood pressure/ weight gain?
Salbutamol / Albuterol may cause light headedness, increased heart rate or increased blood pressure; however it is not known to cause drowsiness or weight gain. Consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
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Frequently asked questions for Theophylline

Q. Is Theophylline a phosphodiesterase inhibitor?
Yes, Theophylline 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.
Q. Is Theophylline available?
Theophylline 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.
Q. Is Theophylline dangerous?
Theophylline 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.
Q. Is Theophylline a steroid?
No, Theophylline is not a steroid. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Q. Is Theophylline an antibiotic?
Theophylline is not an antibiotic. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Q. Is Theophylline a controlled drug?
Theophylline is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug and is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Is Theophylline being discontinued?
Theophylline 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.
Q. Is Theophylline a stimulant?
Theophylline 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.
Q. Does Theophylline raise blood pressure?
Theophylline is not known to increase the blood pressure. However, if you experience any changes in your blood pressure while taking Theophylline, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Theophylline cause tachycardia (increased heart rate)?
Tachycardia (increase in heart rate) is a side effect associated with the use of Theophylline in high doses. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while using the drug.
Q. Does Theophylline cause weight loss or weight gain?
Theophylline 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.
Q. Does Theophylline cause insomnia (inability to sleep)?
Theophylline use may cause insomnia. If you experience any sleep disturbances while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Theophylline cause constipation?
Theophylline 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.
Q. Does Theophylline need to be tapered?
Theophylline 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.
Q. Does Theophylline cause hair loss?
Theophylline 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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