Truxophyllin

Generic Name:Theophylline

Truxophyllin is a bronchodilator helps to relax the muscles in the lungs and chest, and make the lungs less sensitive to allergens and other causes of broncho-spasm.

Truxophyllin helps to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis and emphysema.

How To use Truxophyllin Tablets

Truxophyllin may be used as follows:

  • Always use this medicine exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as it was prescribed for you.
  • Never take the medicine in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor.
  • It may be that your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure that you are getting the best results from this medication.
  • You can take this medicine with a full glass of water.
  • You can even take y\this medicine with or without food, but take it the same way every time.
  • Always Swallow the pill whole.
  • Always measure the liquid form of this medicine with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist to give you one.
  • If there are any changes in the brand, strength, or type of theophylline you use, your dosage needs may change.
  • It is wise to check your medicine when it is refilled in order to make sure you have received the correct brand.
  • Always ask the pharmacist or your doctor if you have any questions about the medicine you receive at the pharmacy.

Cautions before Use Truxophyllin Tablets

The following precautions must be taken care of when using Truxophyllin:

  • Never start or stop smoking without first talking to your doctor. Smoking changes the way your body uses Truxophyllin, and you may need to use a different dose.
  • Never take drinks or foods that contain caffeine, such as coffee, tea, cola, and chocolate.
  • Many other medicines can interact with Truxophyllin theophylline.
  • Let your doctor know about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you are using such as vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors.
  • Never start using a new medication without telling your doctor. Maintain a list of all the medicines you use and show this list to any doctor or other healthcare provider who treats you.

Truxophyllin Tablets Side Effects

While using Truxophyllin it may cause the following side effects:

  • Seizure (convulsions)
  • Worsening of your condition
  • Symptoms of new illness
  • Severe nausea and vomiting
  • Headache
  • Fast or uneven heart rate
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • Ongoing fever
  • Feeling restless
  • Irritable
  • Nervous
  • Tremors
  • Urinating more than usual

Less serious side effects

  • Mild nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss

Truxophyllin Tablets Interaction

When certain medications are taken together with Truxophyllin , drug interactions can occur that may affect the effectiveness of the medicines or increase your risk for side effects. Medications that may cause negative interactions carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Tegretol), cimetidine (Tagamet) and enoxacin (Penetrex) resulting in serioussideeffects. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor amongst others.

Truxophyllin Tablets Overdose Symptoms

Overdose symptoms include nausea, vomiting, insomnia, tremors, restlessness, uneven heartbeats, and seizure (convulsions). Seizures caused by a theophylline overdose can lead to death or permanent brain damage.

 

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