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Etofylline + Theophylline

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Etofylline + Theophylline Uses

Etofylline+Theophylline is used in the treatment and prevention of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

How Etofylline + Theophylline works

Etofylline + Theophylline is a combination of two bronchodilators: Etofylline and Theophylline. They work by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widen the airways. This makes breathing easier.

Common side effects of Etofylline + Theophylline

Nausea, Vomiting, Upset stomach, Headache, Restlessness
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HetHarson Laboratories
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RegaphyllineRegain Laboratories
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Expert advice for Etofylline + Theophylline

  • Etofylline + Theophylline is used for treatment and prevention of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Take it 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.

Frequently asked questions for Etofylline + Theophylline

Etofylline + Theophylline

Q. What is Etofylline+Theophylline?

Etofylline+Theophylline is a combination of two bronchodilators: Etofylline / Etophylline and Theophylline. They belong to a family of medicines called bronchodilators and work by widening the air passages in your lungs which allows you to breathe more easily and feel less congested. It is indicated in patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (chest disease).

Q. Does the use of Etofylline+Theophylline cause insomnia (inability to sleep)?

Yes, the use of Etofylline+Theophylline may cause insomnia. If you experience any sleep disturbances while using the drug, consult your doctor.

Q. Does high doses of Etofylline+Theophylline cause serious side effects?

Yes, high doses of Etofylline+Theophylline can cause very serious effects. The patient may have nausea, vomiting and stomach pain. The patient may experience a faster heart rate or may shake uncontrollably. Severe cases of overdose may cause seizures, coma or may prove to be fatal. In case of overdose, contact the nearest hospital emergency room immediately.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for the Etofylline+Theophylline?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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