XANTHIUM 200mg Capsule 3x10s

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Drug Strength: 200mg
Drug Form : Capsule
Pack Size : 3x10’s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Theophylline:200mg | Oral/Parenteral antiasthmatics

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : Searle Product Form : CapsulePack Size : 3x10sIngredients : Theophylline:200mgGeneric Category : Oral/Parenteral antiasthmatics

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    How it works

    XANTHIUM 200mg Capsule 3x10s 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 XANTHIUM 200mg Capsule 3x10s

    • Increased/Irregular heart rate
    • Stomach discomfort and pain
    • Diarrhea
    • Headache
    • Sleeplessness
    • Swelling of ankles or feet rare
    • Yellowing of skin and eyes rare
    • Increased urination frequency
    • Twitching and unusual movement of muscles
    • Nausea and Vomiting rare

    Uses of XANTHIUM 200mg Capsule 3x10s

    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 used to treat airway blockage associated with other diseases of the lungs like chronic bronchitis, emphysema, etc.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual.

    • Duration of Effect

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective is subject to vary based on the individual.

    • 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 in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of allergy to XANTHIUM 200mg Capsule 3x10s or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

    • Porphyria

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from porphyria, a disorder where there is an over-accumulation of porphyrin in the body.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor 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 symptoms should be reported to the doctor immediately. An alternative treatment option should be considered in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • Other medicines

      This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

    • Smoking

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

    • Caffeine

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

    • XANTHIUM 200mg Capsule 3x10s toxicity

      The 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 population

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

    • Driving or operating machinery

      The use of this medicine may cause blurred vision, dizziness, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

    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

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Carbamazepine
    • Fluvoxamine
    • Lithium
    • Phenytoin
    • Propranolol
    • Ethinyl Estradiol
    • Cimetidine
    • Ciprofloxacin
    • Azithromycin
    • Riociguat
    Disease interactions
    • This medicine should be administered with caution in patients with active peptic ulcer disease as the risk of worsening of symptoms is very high. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustment or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • This medicine should be used with caution in patients who are suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • This medicine should be used with caution in patients who are suffering from seizures due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • This medicine should be used with caution in a patient suffering from a heart rhythm disorder due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Suitable clinical investigations should be performed to determine the safe and effective use of this medicine. An alternative treatment option should be considered in some cases based on the clinical condition.

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

    Lab interactions

    General Instructions

    Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor since an abrupt withdrawal of therapy may cause severe adverse effects.

    Other details

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

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    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver XANTHIUM 200mg Capsule 3x10s. 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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