Euphillin  (Syrup)
Bronchodilator and Spasmolytic

COMPOSITION:
Each 5ml Syrup contains 57mg Diprophylline.

INDICATIONS:
Diprophylline is theophylline derivative and has its effects.
It is better tolerated by mouth. Euphillin relaxes smooth muscle and relieves bronchospasm. Euphillin syrup is indicated mainly due to its dilating ‎and bronchospasmolytic effects in the following:‎

  1. Allergic asthma, pulmonary edema and pneumonitis.
  2. Acute infection of respiratory tract.
  3. The pulmonary disorders due to cardiac dysfunction.
  4. Chronic cases of asthma as a preventive measurement to avoid or prevent asthmatic seizures during day and night.

DOSAGE:
Infants: 5 mg / kg weight, 3 times daily.
Children: 1 tablespoon, 3 times daily.
Adults: 2 tablespoons, 3 times daily.
Or otherwise as instructed by physician.

SIDE EFFECTS:
Central nervous system stimulation, palpitation, restlessness, vertigo, insomnia, headache and nausea, may occur.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
It should be given with caution to patients with hyperthyroidism, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, hepatic dysfunction, fever and renal failure. Concomitant use with other xanthine medications should be avoided.

DRUGINTERACTIONS:
Propranolol, cimetidine, atropine, erythromycin and some other macrolides antibiotics may result in decreased clearance and increased serum half-life. Phenytoin and some other anticonvulsants as well as smoking may increase diprophylline clearance necessitating an increase in dose or dose frequency.

ABSORPTION:
Euphillin is rapidly absorbed from gastric mucosa and is largely excreted unchanged in the urine with an elimination half-life of approximately two hours.

PRESENTATION:
Carton pack contains glass bottle of 100ml, with leaflet.

 

 
 
 

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