Etofylline/theophylline Uses

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Etofylline/theophylline indications

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
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* chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

* asthma

* infant apnea

Etofylline/theophylline interactions

Other xanthines. Theophylline clearance reduced by high dose allopurinol, some antiarrhythmics, cimetidine, disulfiram, propranolol, methotrexate, aciclovir, mexiletine, pentoxifylline, tacrine, ticlopidine, fluvoxamine, interferon-?, macrolide antibiotics, quinolones, oral contraceptives, thiabendazole and viloxazine. Theophylline clearance increased by phenytoin, anticonvulsants, ritonavir, rifampicin, sulfinpyrazone, aminoglutethimide, barbiturates, ipriflavone, cigarette smoking. Concurrent use decreased lithium, alprazolam levels. Increased risk of arrhythmias with ephedrine, sympathomimetic, general anaesthetics. Increased heart rate with tadalafil.

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Etofylline/theophylline side effects

Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, headache, insomnia, dizziness, anxiety, restlessness, tremor, palpitations.

Potentially Fatal: Convulsions, cardiac arrhythmias, hypotension and sudden death after too rapid IV inj.

Etofylline/theophylline contraindications

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Hypersensitivity to xanthine derivatives, porphyria.

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Etofylline/theophylline


List of Etofylline/theophylline substitutes (brand and generic names)

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Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
2ml (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.06
10's (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.04
Deriphyllin 23+77 Tablet (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.00
Deriphyllin 169.4+50.6 Injection (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.06
Deriphyllin 84.7+25.30 Injection (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.02
DERIPHYLLIN 23 MG/77 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.06
DERIPHYLLIN 25.3MG/84.6MG INJECTION 1 vial / 10 injections each (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.75
DERIPHYLLIN 46.5MG/14 MG/5 ML SYRUP 1 bottle / 200 ML syrup each (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.59
DERIPHYLLIN OD 300MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.71
DERIPHYLLIN OD 300MG TABLET 1 strip / 15 tablets each (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 1.07
DERIPHYLLIN OD 400MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 1.04
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DERIPHYLLIN OD 400MG TABLET 1 strip / 15 tablets each (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 1.56
DERIPHYLLIN inj 2ml (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.06
DERIPHYLLIN tab 10's (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.05
DERIPHYLLIN tab 250's (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.93
Deriphyllin 14mg/5ml/46.5mg/5ml Syrup (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.65
Deriphyllin Injection 2ml (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.08
Deriphyllin Tablet (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.01
Deriphyllin Retard 231+69 Tablet (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.01
Deriphyllin Retard 346+104 Tablet (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.01
Deriphyllin Retard 115+35 Tablet (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.01
DERIPHYLLIN RETARD -150 TABLET 1 strip / 30 tablets each (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.30
DERIPHYLLIN RETARD -300 TABLET 1 strip / 30 tablets each (German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.))$ 0.47
10's (Zydus (G.Rem))$ 0.48
DERIPHYLLIN-OD tab 10's (Zydus (G.Rem))$ 0.79
DERIPHYLLIN-OD SR tab 10's (Zydus (G.Rem))$ 0.56
Drops; Oral; Etofylline; Theophylline Hydrate
Injectable; Injection; Etofylline; Theophylline Hydrate
RELASMIN Injection / 169.4mg - 50.6mg per 2ml / 2ml units (Tablets)$ 0.04
Relasmin Etofylline 169.4mg/2mL, Theophylline 50.6mg/2mL INJ / 2ml (Tablets)$ 0.04
RELASMIN inj 2ml (Tablets)$ 0.04
Relasmin Etofylline 169.4mg/2mL, Theophylline 50.6mg/2mL INJ / 2ml (Tablets)$ 0.04
THEODER Injection / 84.7mg - 25.3mg per 2ml / 2ml units (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.)$ 0.04
Theoder Etofylline 84.7mg/mL, Theophylline 25.3mg/mL INJ / 2ml (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.)$ 0.04
2ml (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.)$ 0.04
Theoder 50.6+169.4 Injection (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.)$ 0.02
THEODER inj 2ml (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.)$ 0.04
Theoder Etofylline 84.7mg/mL, Theophylline 25.3mg/mL INJ / 2ml (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.)$ 0.04

References

  1. DailyMed. "THEOPHYLLINE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. PubChem. "theophylline". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. DrugBank. "theophylline". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00277 (accessed September 17, 2018).

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