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    Etofylline/Etophylline + Theophylline + Montelukast

    Information about Etofylline/Etophylline + Theophylline + Montelukast

    Etofylline/etophylline + theophylline + montelukast uses

    Etofylline/Etophylline+Theophylline+Montelukast is used in the treatment of asthma.

    How etofylline/etophylline + theophylline + montelukast works

    This is a combination of three medicines: Etofylline/Etophylline, Theophylline and Montelukast. Etofylline/Etophylline and Theophylline are bronchodilators which work by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widen the airways. Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist. It works by blocking the action of leukotriene, a chemical messenger. This reduces inflammation in the airways and nose to prevent asthma and relieve symptoms of allergies.

    Common side effects of etofylline/etophylline + theophylline + montelukast

    Skin rash, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach upset, Diarrhea, Restlessness, Flu-like symptoms
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    Written By
    Dr. Betina Chandolia
    MDS, BDS
    Reviewed By
    Dr. Lalit Kanodia
    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    21 Feb 2019 | 12:31 PM (IST)
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    Expert advice for Etofylline/Etophylline + Theophylline + Montelukast

    • Etofylline/Etophylline + Theophylline + Montelukast helps in prevention and treatment of asthma.
    • 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. Use your rescue inhaler to control sudden difficulty in breathing. 
    • Your doctor may need to take regular blood test to monitor the level of drug in your body to make sure that you are taking the right dose.
    • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney, liver or heart disease, or if have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
    • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.

    Content on this page was last updated on 21 February, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)