Doxolin OD 800mg Tablet 10'S

Asthma/COPD Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

DOXOLIN OD 800MG contain Doxofylline which belongs to a group of medicine called xanthine. It is used to treat bronchial asthma and pulmonary disease associated with bronchospasm. Bronchial asthma is a condition where the airways of lungs get swelled and narrowed. This swelling cause the air ways to produce excess mucus resulting in shortness of breath, cough, wheezing, and chest tightness.

DOXOLIN OD 800MG works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier. The common side effects are nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, headache, irritability, insomnia, tachycardia, extrasystoles, tachypnoea.

Always take DOXOLIN OD 800MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF DOXOLIN OD 800MG

  • Treat bronchial asthma
  • Treat pulmonary disease associated with bronchospasm

HOW DOXOLIN OD 800MG WORKS

DOXOLIN OD 800MG works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take DOXOLIN OD 800MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. Try to take this medicine at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF DOXOLIN OD 800MG

COMMON

  • nausea, vomiting
  • epigastric pain
  • headache
  • irritability
  • insomnia
  • tachycardia
  • extrasystoles
  • tachypnoea

RARE

  • hyperglycemia or albuminuria

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea and Vomiting:

Try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

DOXOLIN OD 800MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.

BREASTFEEDING

DOXOLIN OD 800MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

The product does not affect the patient’s alertness and therefore does not interfere with his/her ability to drive and use machines.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with DOXOLIN OD 800MG.

KIDNEY

DOXOLIN OD 800MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

DOXOLIN OD 800MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take DOXOLIN OD 800MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Doxofylline or any other ingredients in this medicine.

LUNGS

DOXOLIN OD 800MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active lung diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

HEART DISEASE

DOXOLIN OD 800MG is not recommended in patients with active heart diseases. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,

  • hypotension, hypertension
  • are elderly
  • severe hypoxemia
  • hyperthyroidism
  • peptic ulcer

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • ephedrine or other sympathomimetic drugs
  • erythromycin, TAO, lincomycin, clindamycin, allopurinol, cimetidine, influenza vaccine and propranolol
  • phenytoin, other anticonvulsants

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Doxofylline
Pharmacological Category :   Xanthine
Therapeutic Indication :   Bronchial asthma, Pulmonary disease associated with bronchospasm
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection, Syrup

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT DOXOLIN OD 800MG

Is DOXOLIN OD 800MG a steroid?

No, it is not a steroid.

Can I take DOXOLIN OD 800MG during pregnancy?

It should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.

Can I take DOXOLIN OD 800MG during breast-feeding?

No, it is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Drugs for Cough and Bronchial Asthma. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh Edition, 2013. Page - 227.

2. Dali Shukla 1, Subhashis Chakraborty, Sanjay Singh, Brahmeshwar Mishra. Doxofylline: a promising methylxanthine derivative for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov.Oct 2009. [Accessed 04 Jan 2021] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19678793/

3. ABC FARMACEUTICI S.P.A, 30 Oct 1984; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Mar 2011] [Accessed 04 Jan 2021] http://www.abcfarmaceutici.it/uploads/news/40_file3_en.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Absolute Eosinophil Count
  • Complete Blood Count

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    NA
    Item Weight
    17.5
    No. of Units in a Kit
    NA
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