Doxofylline - Drug InformationGeneric Name : Doxofylline
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.