Macphylline 200 MG Tablet

Manufactured byMacleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Description

Macphylline 200 MG Tablet is an effective bronchodilator medicine used to treat blockage, swelling, and irritation associated with bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adults.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Macphylline 200 MG Tablet

Bigbro OD Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Macphylline 200 MG Tablet

  • Abdominal discomfort and distension
  • Flatulence
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Skin rash
  • Increase in white blood cell count
  • Drowsiness
  • Swelling of the eyes, ears, and inside of nose
  • Fever with chills
  • Headache
  • Numbness of the hands
  • Sleeplessness
  • Changes in blood pressure
  • Increased heartbeat
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness

Uses of Macphylline 200 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The time taken for this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the intended use and form of medicine consumed.
  • Duration of effect
    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is subject to variations based on the form of medicine consumed.
  • 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 pregnant women. Consult your doctor immediately if a pregnancy is suspected while taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Theophylline or any other medicine belonging to the Xanthine derivative group.

Acute myocardial infarction

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have recently suffered a heart attack and are making a recovery.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women. Consult your doctor immediately if a pregnancy is suspected while taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks before using this medicine.
General warnings

Other diseases

Report the instance of any disease of the heart and blood vessels, brain, thyroid glands, gastrointestinal tract etc. to the doctor before receiving this medicine. This medicine should be used with caution and any disease worsening symptom should be reported immediately.

Other medicines

This medicine is known to interact with a large number of other medicines. Report the use of all medicines including herbs and supplement to the doctor.

Smoking

This medicine tends to be less effective if you smoke or consume tobacco products. Avoid or limit the uptake of tobacco products while taking this medicine.

Caffeine

Consumption of caffeine while taking this medicine may cause certain side effects to appear. Avoid or limit the uptake of caffeine or caffeine products while taking this medicine.

Use in the elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly as the risk of adverse effects are significantly higher.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.

Overdose

Contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, flatulence, sleep disturbances etc.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

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

Instructions

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

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Phenytoin

Propranolol

Cimetidine

Azithromycin

Disease interactions

Hypotension or cardiogenic shock

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having low blood pressure or other associated complications of the heart. Report any incidence of fainting, headache, tiredness to the doctor.

Heart and blood vessel disorder

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a disease of the heart and blood vessels. Suitable tests must be performed to ensure safe and effective use of this medicine in such cases.

Liver/kidney impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a liver/kidney impairment. Appropriate dose adjustments and intensive monitoring may be required if the impairment is moderate to severe.

Seizure disorders

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from seizure disorders. Appropriate medicine to control seizure should be given before starting the treatment with this medicine.
Food interactions
Avoid consumption of tobacco and marijuana while taking this medicine. The risk of adverse effects is high even with secondhand smoking.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Macphylline 200 MG Tablet as instructed by the doctor. You should adhere to any dose changes instituted by the doctor over the course of treatment. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed. Do not use this medicine for an attack of asthma that has already set in.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by relaxing the smooth muscles of the airways in the lung and windpipe. It also regulates the production and movement of mucus from the windpipe. It also acts on certain substances that cause irritation and swelling of the airways.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Methylxanthines

Schedule

Schedule H
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