Lufyllin Generic Name & Formulations
Dyphylline 200mg, 400mg; scored tabs.
For relief of acute bronchial asthma and for reversible bronchospasm associated with chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
Lufyllin Dosage and Administration
Individualize. Usual dose: up to 15mg/kg every 6 hours. Renal impairment: adjust dose.
Lufyllin Boxed Warnings
Not for primary treatment of acute attack. Severe cardiac disease. Hypertension. Hyperthyroidism. Acute myocardial injury. Peptic ulcer. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Toxicity with concomitant sympathomimetics. Potentiated by probenecid.
Lufyllin Adverse Reactions
GI upset, epigastric pain, hematemesis, headache, irritability, restlessness, insomnia, hyperexcitability, agitation, muscle twitching, generalized clonic and tonic convulsions, palpitation, tachycardia, extrasystoles, flushing, hypotension, circulatory failure, ventricular arrhythmias, tachypnea, gross and microscopic hematuria, diuresis, hyperglycemia, inappropriate ADH syndrome.
Lufyllin Clinical Trials
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