Information about Etofylline/Etophylline
Etofylline/Etophylline is used in the treatment and prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
How etofylline/etophylline works
Etofylline/Etophylline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.
Common side effects of etofylline/etophylline
Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal upset, Restlessness
Available Medicine for Etofylline/Etophylline
Expert advice for Etofylline/Etophylline
- You have been prescribed Etofylline/Etophylline for prevention and treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
- It should be taken at the same time each day, preferably in the evening after food.
- It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Always keep a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
- Your doctor may take regular blood test to monitor potassium level and the level of this medicine in your body.
- Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney, liver or heart disease, or if you have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
- Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.