Doxofylline Tablets MANUFACTURERS SUPPLIERS - THIRD PARTY CONTRACT MANUFACTURING - PCD PHARMA FRANCHISE
Doxofylline Tablets come under the brand name ABIDOX 400 and belong to the class of drugs called ‘bronchodilators’ primarily used to prevent and treat symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Asthma is a chronic (long-term) respiratory condition in which airways narrow, swell, and produce extra mucus, leading to difficulty in breathing.
COPD is a group of lung diseases with emphysema (shortness of breath) and chronic bronchitis (inflammation of the lining of bronchial tubes). Doxofylline Tablets contains Doxofylline which acts by inhibiting phosphodiesterase 4 (PD-4) thereby relaxing the bronchial smooth muscle of the lung’s airways, making it easier for asthma and COPD patient to breathe easily.
Can I take erythromycin with this tablet?
No, you are not recommended to take erythromycin with Doxofylline as co-administration of these medicines may increase the risk of adverse effects of this medicine. However, please consult a doctor before using other medicines with it.
What happens if I take more than the prescribed dose of this tablet?
You are not recommended to take more than the prescribed dose as it may cause an overdose resulting in irregular heartbeats and fits. However, if you experience any of these symptoms while taking it, please consult a doctor immediately.
Can I stop taking this medication on my own?
No, you are not recommended to stop taking it without consulting your doctor as it may worsen the condition or cause recurring symptoms. Therefore, take this tablet for as long as your doctor has prescribed it and if you experience any difficulty while taking this medicine, please consult your doctor.
In which conditions should I avoid taking it?
You are recommended to avoid taking this medicine if you are allergic to it or other xanthine derivatives if you are breastfeeding, suffering from low blood pressure, or had a heart attack. However, inform your doctor if you have any of these conditions before taking it.
Can it relieve sudden asthma symptoms?
No, it does not relieve sudden asthma symptoms. Therefore, it is advised to carry a rescue inhaler always to treat sudden asthma symptoms.
Is it safe to smoke while taking this composition?
No, you are not recommended to smoke while taking it as it may reduce the effectiveness of this medicine.