How Long Can I Take Deriphyllin?

Is Deriphyllin safe?

A: Deriphyllin tablet can be used for cough and breathlessness associated with Asthma or lung related disorders.

However, occurence of cough could be due to various reasons.

Hence it is recommended to consult a doctor before using this medication and self medication should be avoided..

Can theophylline be stopped immediately?

Keep taking the medicine until you’ve had that conversation,” says Dr Andy. “If you suddenly stop taking theophylline, your asthma symptoms may return, which could lead to a potentially fatal asthma attack.”

What are the common side effects of theophylline?

Nausea/vomiting, stomach/abdominal pain, headache, trouble sleeping, diarrhea, irritability, restlessness, nervousness, shaking, or increased urination may occur.

Why is theophylline not used?

With that said, theophylline may cause a worsening of certain medical conditions and may need to be avoided if you have: Cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) Epilepsy or other seizure disorders.

What is theophylline used for?

Theophylline is used to prevent and treat wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness caused by asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung diseases. It relaxes and opens air passages in the lungs, making it easier to breathe.

Can asthma be permanently cured?

There’s no cure for asthma. However, it’s a highly treatable disease. In fact, some doctors say today’s asthma treatments are so effective, many people have near-complete control of their symptoms.

Is salbutamol a bronchodilator?

The 3 most widely used bronchodilators are: beta-2 agonists, such as salbutamol, salmeterol, formoterol and vilanterol. anticholinergics, such as ipratropium, tiotropium, aclidinium and glycopyrronium.

When should I take Deriphyllin?

Deriphyllin Tablet 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.

Is Deriphyllin a bronchodilator?

Deriphyllin Syrup 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.

What is the action of Deriphyllin?

Deriphyllin Injection is used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (a lung disorder in which the flow of air to the lungs is blocked). It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages and making it easier to breathe.

How quickly does theophylline work?

This medication may be used alone or with an inhaled bronchodilator. How fast does this medication work? This medication works within 30 minutes.

Does theophylline increase heart rate?

Heart rate was higher in the theophylline group than in the control group. Both pacemaker therapy and theophylline improved symptom scores after 3 months of treatment; however, a similar improvement was observed in the control group.