Doxofylline - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions


Information about Doxofylline

Generic Name : Doxofylline
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Doxofylline are provided here.

Understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
You will also find a list of the medication's International and Indian brand or trade names, as well as its pricing information. For verification of the information presented on this page or for additional clarifications, it's advisable to consult your doctor.

ICD Code : Y55.6 Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Asthmatics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Doxofylline

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International :


Other Name(s) of Doxofylline


Why is Doxofylline Prescribed? (Indications)

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

When should Doxofylline not be taken? (Contraindications)


What is the dosage of Doxofylline?

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

How should Doxofylline be taken?

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

What are the warnings and precautions for Doxofylline?

•Caution is required in patients suffering from

• Hyperthyroidism

• Kidney or liver disease

• Hypoxemia (low level of oxygen in blood)

• Cardiac arythmias

• History of peptic ulcer

What are the side effects of Doxofylline?

Paroxysmal spasm and heart rhythm disorder.

What are the other precautions for Doxofylline?

• Patients are advised not to take foods rich in caffeine.
• If symptoms such as tremor or fluctuations in heartbeat worsens, consult the physician.

What are the storage conditions for Doxofylline?

Store the medication as directed by your physician.
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