Doxofylline - Drug Information

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Generic Name : Doxofylline

Latest prescription information about Doxofylline. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y55.6 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Asthmatics

Trade Names/Brand Names : 

India : 

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International : 

Ansimar

Other Name : 

Doxophylline

Why it is prescribed : 

This medication is an antitussive, prescribed for asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). 

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category :


A B C D X

Category B :

Animal studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and appropriate studies on pregnant women are lacking.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications): 

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is up to 1,200 mg/day.

How it should be taken : 

It comes as a tablet and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food.


Side Effects : 

Paroxysmal spasm and heart rhythm disorder.

Storage Conditions : 

Store the medication as directed by your physician.


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jayanth1958 

How effective is Doxofylline to Salbutamol for the treatment of Asthma and COPD?

Monsky 

It is very effective on my father who had a severe COPD,after taking 2 tablets we see the effect.

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