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Spirodin-AB Tablet

Manufactured byKOYE PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
ContainsAcebrophylline (100 mg) + Doxofylline (400 mg)
Description

Spirodin-AB Tablet is a combination medicine which may be used to treat blockage, swelling, shortness of breath, etc associated with conditions such as asthma and other obstructive diseases of the lungs.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Spirodin-AB Tablet

  • Stomach pain
  • Sleeplessness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Increased heartbeat
  • Increased blood sugar levels
  • Muscle weakness
  • Abdominal discomfort and distension
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Skin rash
  • Drowsiness
  • Fever with chills
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness

Uses of Spirodin-AB Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Acebrophylline, doxofylline, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Acute myocardial infarction

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have recently suffered a heart attack and are making a recovery due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
General warnings

Kidney/Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney/liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of kidney/liver function tests is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Influenza

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from influenza or have taken flu vaccines due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Other medicines

This combination medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

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 to the doctor on priority.

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 Elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly as the risk of adverse effects are significantly higher. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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

Allopurinol

Carbamazepine

Phenytoin

Propranolol

Cimetidine

Ciprofloxacin

Salbutamol

Disease interactions

Peptic ulcer

This medicine should be administered with caution in patients with active peptic ulcer disease. As the risk of worsening of symptoms is very high, your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after assessing the condition.

Seizure disorders

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of seizure disorder due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Hyperthyroidism

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with elevated thyroid hormone levels due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Suitable clinical investigations should be performed to determine the safe and effective use of this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Heart and blood vessel disorder

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a disease of the heart and blood vessels due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Liver/Kidney Diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver/kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver/kidney function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor.
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 vessels of the airways in the lungs 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

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Classification

Category

Methylxanthines

Schedule

Schedule H

Arjun P. Acebrophylline [Internet]. Keralamedicaljournal.com. 2017 [cited 18 May 2017]. Available from:

http://keralamedicaljournal.com/2011/12/30/acebrophylline/

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 19 May 2017]. Available from:

http://www.unilab.com.ph/assets/product-info/doxofix.pdf

[Internet]. Oep.com.ph. 2017 [cited 16 November 2017]. Available from:

http://oep.com.ph/assets/upload/images/Ansimar_200_mg_tablet_with_new_licensor.pdf
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Information on this page was last updated on 24 Jul 2019

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