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DOXOLIN 400MG TAB

Country of origin: INDIA

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MRP 104.88

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DOXOLIN 400MG TAB

Doxolin 400MG tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Doxolin 400MG tablet is a potent bronchodilator used to treat shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness, swelling, blockage of airways in the lungs etc., associated with conditions such as chronic asthma and other obstructive diseases of lungs. The medicine is mainly used as maintenance therapy. It prevents the onset of asthma attack if taken before exercise or exposure to triggers which include dust, pets, pollen, cigarette smoke. However, the uses mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Doxolin 400MG tablet is Doxofylline 400MG

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Doxofylline is a bronchodilator that relaxes and widens the smooth muscles of the airways in the lungs. It also reduces lung’s sensitivity to allergens that cause inflammation and tightness the muscle in the chest and lungs.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Doxolin 400MG tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet
  • Acute myocardial infarction
  • Hypotension
  • Lactation
  • Caution:
  • Angina pectoris
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Angina pectoris
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Convulsive disorder
  • Hepatic and renal impairment
  • Children and elderly
  • Pregnancy
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Doxolin tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. More common side effects include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Epigastric distress
  • Sleeplessness
  • Increased heartbeat
  • Increased blood sugar levels
  • Muscle weakness
  • Stomach upset

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Nervousness
  • Albuminuria
  • Hyperglycaemia
How to Use

How to Use

Take Doxolin tablet as instructed by your doctor. Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor. Avoid missing or forgetting the dose, if you do, take the tablet as soon as remember, however if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the previous dose and take it according to your normal scheduled time. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested.
Doxolin tablet can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, you could take it with food. The tablet is usually taken once a day. Take the medicine at the same time every day as it helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body.

Overdosage

Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Doxolin, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Metabolic acidosis
  • Hypotension
  • Low potassium levels
  • Cardiac arrythmias
  • Seizures
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use this tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Doxolin tablet may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Caution is advised among patients with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of Doxolin tablet.

Liver:

Caution is advised among patients with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the medicine may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Doxolin tablet is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine.

Lactation:

The medicine is likely safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass through the breastmilk and does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Alcohol:

Interaction of alcohol with Doxolin 400MG tablet is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

The medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

Foods and beverages containing caffeine should be avoided while taking Doxolin tablet.

Drug Interactions:

Alert your doctor if you are taking Doxolin tablet with any of the below medicines:
Cimetidine
Allopurinol
Erythromycin
Ciprofloxacin
Phenytoin
Salbutamol
Propranolol
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Precautions
  • Do not use this tablet post the expiry date
  • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


Drug Composition information
What is Doxofylline for:

This medication is an antitussive, prescribed for asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

How does Doxofylline work:

Treatment of symptoms and reversible airway obstruction due to chronic asthma, chronic bronchitis, or COPD.

How should Doxofylline be used:

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is up to 1,200 mgday. It comes as a tablet and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food.

Common side effects of Doxofylline :

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What do I do if I miss a dose

Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis

What precautions should I take when taking Doxofylline :

If you have an allergy to doxercalciferol or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Doxofylline with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Doxofylline :

Store the medication as directed by your physician.

Pregnancy Category

Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Therapeutic Classification

Antiasthmatic & COPD Preparations


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1.What is the use of Doxolin 400MG Tablet?

Doxolin 400MG tablet is a potent bronchodilator used to treat shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness, swelling, blockage of airways in the lungs etc., associated with conditions such as chronic asthma and other obstructive diseases of lungs. The medicine is mainly used as maintenance therapy. It prevents the onset of asthma attack if taken before exercise or exposure to triggers which include dust, pets, pollen, cigarette smoke.

Q2.Can we take this medicine daily?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Q3.How many Doxolin 400MG tablets can be taken in a day?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is once a day.

Q4.What are the side effects of this medicine?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, nausea, vomiting, headache, epigastric distress, sleeplessness, increased heartbeat, increased blood sugar levels, muscle weakness, stomach upset. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as nervousness, albuminuria, hyperglycaemia.

Q5.Does this medication make you sleepy?

Doxolin tablet does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6.When should I take the medicine?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Q7.Is this medicine harmful for health?

This medicine is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to gastrointestinal bleeding, nausea and vomiting, metabolic acidosis, hypotension, low potassium levels, cardiac arrythmias, seizures.

Q8.Can we take this on empty stomach or should take it with food?

The tablet can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, you could take it with food.

Q9.What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Doxolin tablet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet, acute myocardial infarction, hypotension, lactation. Caution is advised among patients with angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmias, angina pectoris, peptic ulcer, hyperthyroidism, convulsive disorder, hepatic and renal impairment, children and elderly, pregnancy.

Q10.Can I give this medicine to a child?

This tablet is not recommended for children below 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Q11.How long does the effect of medicine last?

The duration of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is clinically not established.

Q12.Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?

Doxolin tablet is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine.

Q13.At what time can I take the medicine?

To get the most benefits, take the medicine preferably at the same time every day and dosing interval must be at least eight hours between two doses.

Q14.Can I take tablet without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q15.Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am using this medicine?

Interaction of alcohol with Doxolin 400MG tablet is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Q16.How to store the medicine?

Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q17.If I have trouble swallowing this tablet, can I mix it in water and drink?

Doxolin tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q18.For how long should I take the medicine?

Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Stop taking the tablet if cough persists for more than one week or accompanied by fever or persistent headache.

Q19.By when should I start seeing results of the medicine?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is clinically not established.

Q20.What are the alternate medicines to Doxolin 400MG tablet?

DOXOVENT 400MG TAB, DUPHILL TAB

Seller Information
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