Aminophylline

Aminophylline

 

Brand: Phyllocontin Continus

Application: Lung problems such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - sometimes for the treatment of heart failure

 

Pharmacological forms of aminophylline

Injectable tablets and ampoules

 

 Aminophylline Drug Information

Amount and method of taking aminophylline

Contraindications to the use of aminophylline

Aminophylline during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of aminophylline on driving and working with machines

Aminophylline drug interactions

Side effects of aminophylline

Aminophylline overdose (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of aminophylline

 

 

 Aminophylline Drug Information

Aminophylline is a type of airway and bronchodilator that is used regularly to treat sudden shortness of breath or wheezing in people with asthma or other airway problems such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It becomes.

Aminophylline dilates the airways of your lungs, facilitates airflow to the lungs, makes it easier for the patient to breathe, and helps relieve symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath.

Aminophylline is available in a variety of oral and injectable forms and is usually given in a hospital setting. Aminophylline is a mixture of a drug called theophylline and ethylenediamine. Ethyldiamine is used to improve function and treatment with active drugs such as theophylline

 

Amount and method of taking aminophylline

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with aminophylline. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.

The dose and amount of aminophylline varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. It is usually given as two tablets a day, which should be taken 12 hours apart (for example, 8 am and 8 pm).

Aminophylline can be swallowed with water before or after a meal (avoid chewing and chewing the pill).

Aminophylline is available in pharmacies in different doses (strengths), make sure that the pharmacist gives you the right medicine (in the dose prescribed by your doctor). Your doctor will prescribe the right dose for your blood based on the tests, and this dose will change over time according to your symptoms.

If you forget to take your daily dose of aminophylline at the same time but you forget to take it 4 hours later, take the medicine; But if you remember after 4 hours of usual time, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to the use of aminophylline

Note the expiration date of the aminophylline drug and do not take it if the expiration date has expired.

Never give aminophylline to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with aminophylline, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Aminophylline during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

The effect of aminophylline on driving and working with machines

Aminophylline may confuse or bore you, so make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

 

Aminophylline drug interactions

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Aminophylline may interact with rheosygate.

Some drugs affect the elimination of aminophylline from the body and its function, such as: cimetidine, disulfiram, fluvoxamine, interferon, mexiletine (mexiletine), propranolol, rifampin, drugs used to treat seizures (such as carbamazepine, phenytoin) , St. John's wort, ticlopidine.

Caffeine and alcohol can increase the side effects of aminophylline. Avoid drinking large amounts of alcohol or caffeinated beverages (coffee, tea, black soda) or eating large amounts of chocolate or caffeinated foods.

Smoking lowers blood aminophylline levels. Tell your doctor if you smoke or have recently stopped smoking.

Aminophylline is very similar to theophylline and oxtriphylline. Do not take theophylline or xetrofiline medicines while using aminophylline.

Aminophylline may interfere with certain medical tests (such as blood sugar, cholesterol, uric acid, dipyridamole-thallium imaging tests) and cause erroneous results. Inform laboratory personnel that you have used aminophylline before testing.

Special warnings and precautions when taking aminophylline

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is better for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking the medicine;

  • If you are pregnant or planning to have a baby or are breastfeeding your baby.
  • If you have an overactive thyroid gland.
  • If you have cardiovascular problems or an irregular heartbeat.
  • If your blood pressure is high.
  • If you have epilepsy.
  • If you have a stomach ulcer.
  • If you have a fever right now.
  • If your blood potassium level is low.
  • If you have a rare blood disorder called porphyria.
  • If you drink alcohol or smoke.
  • If you are currently taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of aminophylline

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Nausea and stomach pain: Eat simple foods and avoid spicy and high-fat foods and take medicine after meals.

Rapid heartbeat, sleep problems, tremors: Consult your doctor if these conditions persist.

Headache: Ask your doctor to prescribe a suitable painkiller.

Itchy rashes: This may be a sign of allergies, consult a doctor as soon as possible.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of this medicine.

 

Aminophylline overdose (drug poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Call the emergency room right away if you notice symptoms such as anxiety, nausea, frequent vomiting, insomnia, unusual thirst, fever, ringing in the ears, rapid / irregular heartbeat, seizures, confusion or shortness of breath in yourself or someone else.

 

Storage conditions of aminophylline

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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