Respro SR capsule 300 mg 30’s

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Drug Strength: 300 mg
Drug Form : Capsule
Pack Size : 30s
Rs. 11 per Capsule
30 Capsule per pack
10 Capsule in each strip
Rs.116 per strip

Respro SR capsule contains Theophylline, Oral | belongs to Xanthine

SKU: pu_pg_19911_27509 Category:

Alternate brands of Respro SR capsule 300 mg 30’s

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Theophylline syrup 150 mg/5 mL 120 mL  30.85 You can save 315.31
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Theophylline syrup 150 mg/5 mL 450 mL  39.40 You can save 306.76
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How it works

Respro SR capsule 300 mg 30’s works by relaxing the muscles around the airways so that they open up and you can breathe more easily.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Respro SR capsule 300 mg 30’s

  • Increased/Irregular heart rate severe
  • Convulsions (seizures) severe
  • Allergic skin reaction severe
  • Stomach discomfort and pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Sleeplessness
  • Swelling of ankles or feet rare
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes severe
  • Increased urination frequency
  • Twitching and unusual movement of muscles
  • Elevated liver enzymes rare

Uses of Respro SR capsule 300 mg 30’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Asthma

    This medicine is used for the prevention and treatment of symptoms associated with chronic asthma. Symptoms may include wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty in breathing.

  • Other lung diseases causing bronchospasms

    This medicine is also used to treat airway blockage associated with other disease of the lungs like chronic bronchitis, emphysema etc.

  • Neonatal apnea

    This medicine is used to treat a condition where a premature baby stops breathing for 15-20 seconds during their sleep. The heat rate of the baby drops significantly during this time interval.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the form of medicine consumed.

  • Duration of Effect

    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is subject to variations based on the form of medicine consumed.

  • 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 unless necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks associated with use before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Respro SR capsule 300 mg 30’s or any other medicine belonging to the Xanthine derivative group.

  • Porphyria

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have this rare genetic disorder of the blood.

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 unless necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks associated with use before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • 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.

  • Other medicines

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

  • Smoking

    This medicine tends to be less effective if you smoke or consume tobacco products. Avoid or limit the uptake of tobacco products while taking this medicine.

  • 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.

  • Fever

    This medicine should be used with caution if you have a high fever (febrile) with a headache, chills, and joint pain. Report any such instance to the doctor while taking this medicine.

  • Respro SR capsule 300 mg 30’s toxicity

    Use of high doses of this medicine has been associated with toxicity due to an accumulation of the medicine in the body after long term use. It is advised to measure the serum levels and withhold the dose of this medicine if toxicity symptoms are developed.

  • Use in the elderly

    This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly as the risk of adverse effects are significantly higher.

  • Severe acute episode of asthma

    It is advised to take an alternate and fast-acting medicine to treat an attack of asthma that has already set in.

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 immediately if an overdose with Respro SR capsule 300 mg 30’s is suspected. The overdose may occur due to excessive uptake at one time or exposure to high doses over a long period of time. Symptoms of overdose may include fever, nausea and occasional vomiting, lack of sleep, agitation etc. An overdose of this medicine can cause severe seizures and even death.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Carbamazepine moderate
  • Fluvoxamine severe
  • Lithium moderate
  • Phenytoin moderate
  • Propranolol severe
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Cimetidine moderate
  • Ciprofloxacin severe
  • Azithromycin moderate
  • Riociguat severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    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.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from an impairment of kidney functions. Appropriate dose adjustments and intensive monitoring may be required if the impairment is moderate to severe.

  • severe

    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.

Food interactions
  • Avoid or limit the uptake of caffeine while taking this medicine. Report any incidence of an adverse effect to the doctor on priority. Avoid consumption of tobacco and marijuana while taking this medicine. The risk of adverse effects is high even with secondhand smoking.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Take Respro SR capsule 300 mg 30’s 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. Do not use this medicine for an attack of asthma that has already set in.

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 Respro SR capsule 300 mg 30’s?

Tachycardia, arrhythmias, palpitations, convulsions, GI upset, headache, insomnia, CNS stimulation, hypotension.

What happens if I miss a dose of Respro SR capsule 300 mg 30’s?

Adults: 175 mg-350 mg twice daily. Children: Under 2 yr, not recommended. 2-6 yr, 60-120 mg; 6-12 yr, 125-250 mg. Both twice daily.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Respro SR capsule 300 mg 30’s. 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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