LUFYLLIN Rx

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LUFYLLIN

Asthma/COPD
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Dyphylline 200mg, 400mg; scored tabs.

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Indications for LUFYLLIN:

For relief of acute bronchial asthma and for reversible bronchospasm associated with chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

Adult:

Individualize. Usual dose: up to 15mg/kg every 6 hours. Renal impairment: adjust dose.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for primary treatment of acute attack. Severe cardiac disease. Hypertension. Hyperthyroidism. Acute myocardial injury. Peptic ulcer. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Xanthine.

Interactions:

Toxicity with concomitant sympathomimetics. Potentiated by probenecid.

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.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100