Doxofylline - Drug InformationGeneric 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.
Other Name :Doxophylline
Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an antitussive, prescribed for asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Pregnancy Category :
Category B :Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
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.