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Deriphyllin M Strip Of 10 Tablets
Deriphyllin M Strip Of 10 Tablets

Deriphyllin M Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Deriphyllin M Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Deriphyllin M tablet is a combination of three medicines namely Etofylline, Theophylline and Montelukast. This medicine is used to treat disorders associated with the lungs and airways like asthma. A

thma is a condition where the airways are narrowed or swollen with increased production of mucous. This condition leads to difficulty in breathing, coughing and can affect physical activity. This medicine clears the obstruction, reduces cough, breathlessness and discomfort associated with it. Deriphyllin M tablet needs to be taken as a whole and as per the prescription given by the doctor. Some common side effects of this medicine are headache, anxiety, insomnia, increased urination and diarrhoea. Most of the side effects are temporary, in case these side effects persist then contact your doctor immediately.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹162.99
You Save₹28.76 (15% on MRP)
ContainsEtophylline(231.0 Mg) + Montelukast(10.0 Mg) + Theophylline(69.0 Mg)
UsesAsthma, COPD
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain
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Uses of Deriphyllin M Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Deriphyllin M tablet is used to manage the airway obstruction or tightening associated with asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Contraindications of Deriphyllin M Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Theophylline, Etofylline, Montelukast or any other components of this medicine.
  • If you have a rare blood disorder named Porphyria.
  • If this medicine is given along with other asthma medicines like Ephedrine to children less than 6 years of age.
  • Deriphyllin is contraindicated in children under 6 months of age.

Side effects of Deriphyllin M Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Increased urination
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Dizziness,
  • headache
  • Anxiety
  • Sleeplessness

Precautions and Warnings of Deriphyllin M Strip Of 10 Tablets


Can I take the Deriphyllin M tablet during pregnancy?
Deriphyllin M tablet is not recommended during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety in pregnant women. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Deriphyllin M tablet while breastfeeding?
The components of the Deriphyllin M tablet pass into the breastmilk which may affect the breastfed baby. Use this medicine under a doctor's supervision.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Deriphyllin M tablet?
This medicine is not known to affect driving ability. However, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.


Can I consume alcohol with the Deriphyllin M tablet?
No, alcohol should not be consumed with this medicine as it interferes with the effect of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any heart problems including high blood pressure.
  • You have any severe lung diseases.
  • You have any viral infections.
  • You have a thyroid problem.
  • You have any liver problems or stomach ulcers.
  • You have a history of fits or seizures.
  • You have prostate-related issues (especially in aged males).
  • You are a smoker or have a habit of drinking alcohol as these may alter the way this medicine works.

Mode of Action of Deriphyllin M Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Deriphyllin M tablet contains Theophylline, Etofylline and montelukast.
  • Etofylline is a derivative of theophylline. It works by dilating and relaxing the muscles of the airways.
  • Theophylline reduces swelling in the lungs of asthma patients and relieves the feeling of blockage.
  • Montelukast inhibits certain chemical substances which cause the narrowing of airways (bronchoconstriction), thereby reducing the discomfort associated with asthma.

Directions for Use of Deriphyllin M Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take this medicine as a whole with water, with or without eating a meal.
  • You should take this medicine regularly at the same time without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than the prescribed quantity.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own.

Interactions of Deriphyllin M Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

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  • The use of Anaesthetics like Halothane with this medicine can result in irregular heartbeats.
  • Anticancer medicines such as Lomustine when used with Deriphyllin M tablets may lead to decreased platelets.
  • Deriphyllin M tablets, when used together with steroids and water pills may result in decreased potassium levels.
  • The use of any other medicines containing theophylline or derivatives of theophylline may result in increased side effects.

Dosage of Deriphyllin M Strip Of 10 Tablets


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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take ...
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Content Details


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Deriphyllin M tablet be given to patients with heart disorders?

A: Deriphyllin M tablet should be used cautiously in patients with heart disorders, as this medicine may cause an increase of heartbeats. It is mandatory to consult the doctor before using this medication.

Q: Can Deriphyllin M tablet be given to patients with diabetic patients?

A: Deriphyllin M tablet should be given to diabetic patients with caution; it may increase blood glucose. It is mandatory to consult the doctor before using this medication.

Q: Does Deriphyllin contain steroids?

A: No, Deriphyllin does not contain steroids.

Q: Does Deriphyllin cause drowsiness?

A: Yes, drowsiness is a side effect of Deriphyllin M tablet.

Q: Can I use Deriphyllin M tablet for cough?

A: Deriphyllin M tablet can be used for cough and breathlessness associated with Asthma or lung related disorders. However, occurence of cough could be due to various reasons. Hence it is recommended to consult a doctor before using this medication and self medication should be avoided.

Q: Can We take Deriphyllin M regularly?

A: Yes, it can be taken daily but for a prescribed duration only. Do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.

Q: Can we take Deriphyllin M empty stomach?

A: You can take Deriphyllin M with or without food, as advised by the doctor. But it is advised to take it regularly for optimal benefits.
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Last Updated on: 24 May 2022 | 11:18 PM (IST)

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