What is Theophylline & Etophylline?
Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Breathlessness, Wheezing, Shortness Of Breath, Chest Tightness, Interruption Of Breathing In Newborns, Chronic Asthma and other conditions.
Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup contains Etophylline, and Theophylline as active ingredients.
Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup works by relaxing muscles and opening air passages; blocking the adenosine receptors for smooth muscle relaxation;
Detailed information related to Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup Uses
Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Shortness Of Breath
· Chest Tightness
· Interruption Of Breathing In Newborns
· Chronic Asthma
· Acute Left Ventricular Failure
· Pulmonary Edema
Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Relaxing muscles and opening air passages.
· Blocking the adenosine receptors for smooth muscle relaxation.
Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup – Composition and Active Ingredients
Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Theophylline (14 MG)
· Etophylline (46.5 MG)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Chest Pain Or Discomfort
· Increased In Urine Volume
Theophylline & Etophylline Syrup – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Avoid drinking or eating foods high in caffeine
· Avoid the use of caffeinated beverages
· Be careful if you consume alcohol
· Be careful if you have any allergy
· Consult a doctor if you are suffering from ulcers, heart disease problems, overactive thyroid, high blood pressure or liver disease