Doxopil 400 MG Tablet

Manufactured by Psychotropics India Ltd
Composition: Doxofylline
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Doxopil 400 MG Tablet is a very potent bronchodilator medicine. It relaxes the smooth muscles of the airways leading to the lung. This medicine is used as a maintenance treatment for wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness associated with lung diseases like asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema etc.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Doxopil 400 MG Tablet

Onset of action

The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is clinically not established

Duration of effect

The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is clinically not established. However, it is believed to have a longer duration of action than other xanthine derivatives used for asthma.

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies were reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are pregnant unless absolutely necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks associated. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding as the risk of adverse effects on the infant is very high.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Doxopil 400 MG Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Doxopil 400 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Doxofyl 400 MG TabletStrides Shasun Limited
Doxoril 400 MG TabletMacleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd
Doxovent 400 MG TabletGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Ventidox 400 MG TabletMankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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