Profylline syrup 100 mg/5 mL 60 mL

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Drug Strength: 100 mg/5 mL
Drug Form : Syrup
Pack Size : 60 ml

Profylline syrup contains Doxofylline | belongs to Xanthine

SKU: pg_18934_26147 Category:

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How it works

Profylline syrup 100 mg/5 mL 60 mL arise from the inhibition of phosphodiesterase activity thus increasing the levels of camp and promoting smooth muscle relaxation.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Profylline syrup 100 mg/5 mL 60 mL

  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Sleeplessness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Increased heartbeat
  • Increased blood sugar levels rare
  • Muscle weakness rare

Uses of Profylline syrup 100 mg/5 mL 60 mL

What is it prescribed for?

  • Asthma and other obstructive diseases

    This medicine is used for the prevention and treatment of symptoms associated with chronic asthma and other obstructive diseases of the lungs. It is primarily used as a maintenance therapy.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is clinically not established

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is clinically not established. However, it is believed to have a longer duration of action than other xanthine derivatives used for asthma.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are pregnant unless absolutely necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks associated. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding as the risk of adverse effects on the infant is very high.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Profylline syrup 100 mg/5 mL 60 mL or any other medicine belonging to the Xanthine derivative group.

  • Acute myocardial infarction

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have suffered from a heart attack in recent times.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are pregnant unless absolutely necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks associated. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding as the risk of adverse effects on the infant is very high.

General Warnings
  • Kidney/Liver impairment

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an impairment of normal liver/kidney function. Suitable dose adjustments and safety monitoring is recommended in such cases.

  • Caffeine

    Consumption of caffeine while taking this medicine may cause certain side effects to appear. Avoid or limit the uptake of caffeine or caffeine products while taking this medicine.

  • Influenza

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from influenza or have taken flu vaccines.

  • Other medicines

    This medicine is known to interact with a large number of other medicines. Report the use of all such medicines including herbs and supplements to the doctor.

  • Other diseases

    Report the instance of any disease of the heart and blood vessels, brain, thyroid glands etc to the doctor before receiving this medicine. This medicine should be used with caution and any disease worsening symptom should be reported to the doctor immediately.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.

  • Overdose

    Contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, restlessness, lack of sleep, increased heart rate etc.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Allopurinol moderate
  • Phenytoin severe
  • Propranolol moderate
  • Cimetidine moderate
  • Ciprofloxacin moderate
  • Salbutamol moderate
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be administered with caution in patients with active peptic ulcer disease. As the risk of worsening of symptoms is very high, your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after assessing the condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from seizure disorders. Appropriate medicine to control seizure should be given before starting the treatment with this medicine.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in a patient suffering from a heart rhythm disorder. Suitable clinical investigations should be performed to determine the safe and effective use of this medicine.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with an elevated thyroid hormone levels. Suitable clinical investigations should be performed to determine the safe and effective use of this medicine.

General Instructions

Take Profylline syrup 100 mg/5 mL 60 mL as instructed by the doctor. You should adhere to any dose changes instituted by the doctor over the course of treatment. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

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what are the adverse effects of Profylline syrup 100 mg/5 mL 60 mL?

Tachycardia, nausea, Gl distress, headache, insomnia, arrhythmias.

What happens if I miss a dose of Profylline syrup 100 mg/5 mL 60 mL?

Adults: 400 mg 2-3 times daily. Children: 6-12 yr, 1 tsp 2-3 times daily. Under 6 yr, not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Profylline syrup 100 mg/5 mL 60 mL. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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