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Phyllocontin (225mg) is a bronchodilator, prescribed for symptoms of asthma, bronchitis and emphysema. It works in the airways by relaxing muscles and opening air passages for improved breathing.  

Drug information on Phyllocontin (225mg) (Aminophylline) from Modi Mundipharma Ltd.

Phyllocontin (225mg)

  Controlled ReleaseTablet
Modi Mundipharma Ltd.
Generic : Aminophylline
 44.80
225mg
10
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Medical Condition(s) for which Phyllocontin (225mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Phyllocontin (225mg)

   Allergic reactions : Difficulty in breathing, throat infection and swelling of lips, tongue, face.

   Central Nervous System : Restlessness, tremor, sleeplessness, headache, lightheadedness, dizziness and epilepsy.

   Heart : Increased or irregular heart rate.

   Gastrointestinal : Severe nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO Chronic bronchospasm As hydrate: Initial: 225-450 mg twice daily, increased if needed. IV Acute severe bronchospasm Loading dose: 5 mg/kg (ideal body wt). Maintenance: 0.5 mg/kg/hr. Rate should not exceed 25 mg/min.

How to use Phyllocontin (225mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth on an empty stomach. It also comes as solution for injection to be administered by healthcare provider into the vein.

When is Phyllocontin (225mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Phyllocontin (225mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, epilepsy, heart failure, over active thyroid, high blood pressure, alcohol addiction, sudden fever, elderly, children, any allergy, who are taking other medication, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

• It may cause dizziness or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid drinking coffee, tea, cola and smoking cigarettes; otherwise it may lead to serious side effects.

Other Precautions for Phyllocontin (225mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Phyllocontin (225mg)

1. Keep this medication in a tightly closed container.
2. Keep it out of reach of children.
3. Store suppositories in the refrigerator.
4. Store other forms of aminophylline at room temperature and away from excess moisture.



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