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Deriphyllin Retard 300

Deriphyllin Retard 300

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
30 Tablet(s) in Strip
39.97*
MRP 47.02
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Deriphyllin Retard 300 Description

Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet is used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is a condition where the airway is narrowed or swollen with the presence of mucous, which le

ds to breathing difficulties and coughing. It contains Etofylline and Theophylline as active ingredients, known as bronchodilators medicine. This medicine works by relaxing the muscles of the airway and cleaning the obstruction. This medicine should be taken for the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. You can take this medicine with or without food, but it is better to take it at the same time every day for optimal benefit. Before using the Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹39.97
You Save₹7.05 (15% on MRP)
ContainsEtofylline(231.0 Mg) + Theophylline(69.0 Mg)
UsesAsthma or COPD
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, increased urination
TherapyDRUGS FOR CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
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Uses of Deriphyllin Retard 300

Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet is used to manage the airway obstruction or tightening associated with asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Contraindications of Deriphyllin Retard 300

  • If you are allergic to Theophylline, Etofylline or any other ingredients of Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet.
  • If you have a rare blood disorder called Porphyria.
  • If this tablet is given along with other medicines like Ephedrine to treat asthma to children less than 6 years of age.
  • Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet is contraindicated in children under 6 months of age.

Side effects of Deriphyllin Retard 300

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Increased urination
  • Sleeplessness

Precautions and Warnings of Deriphyllin Retard 300

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Deriphyllin Retard 300 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 planning for a baby before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of the Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet pass into human milk, which may affect the breastfed baby. Use this medicine under a doctor's supervision.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet?
A:
Since this medicine may cause dizziness, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet?
A:
Alcohol can alter the way this medicine works. So, it should be avoided while taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an underlying medical condition such as heart problems, including high blood pressure, stomach ulcers, or a thyroid problem, liver or kidney diseases, etc.
  • You have any liver problems or stomach ulcers or thyroid problems.
  • You have any viral infections.
  • You have a history of fits or seizures.
  • You have prostate-related issues (especially in aged males).
  • It should not be used in children below 6 months of age.
  • You are a smoker or have a habit of drinking alcohol, which may alter the way this medicine works.

Mode of Action of Deriphyllin Retard 300

How Does It Work?

  • Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet contains theophylline and etofylline and they are known as bronchodilators.
  • Etofylline is a derivative of theophylline. It works by dilating and relaxing the airway muscles.
  • Theophylline decreases swelling in the lungs of asthma patients and helps to relieve the feeling of blockage.

Directions for Use of Deriphyllin Retard 300

  • 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 Retard 300

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet or Deriphyllin itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, i...
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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 the Deriphyllin tablet may lead to decreased platelets.
  • Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet, 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.

Storage and disposal of Deriphyllin Retard 300

  • Store Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablets at room temperature, away from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Deriphyllin Retard 300

Overdose

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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 dose schedule. Do not take a ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

A: Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet should be used cautiously in patients with heart disorders, as this medicine may cause an increase in heartbeats. It is mandatory to consult the doctor before using this medication.

Q: Can Deriphyllin 300 tablet be given to patients with diabetic patients?

A: Deriphyllin Retard 300 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 Retard 300 tablet contain steroids?

A: No, Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet does not contain steroids. It contains a combination of Etofylline & Theophylline and is known as bronchodilators.

Q: Does Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet cause drowsiness?

A: Yes, drowsiness is a side effect of the Deriphyllin Retard 300, so after taking this medicine, driving and handling any machinery should be avoided.

Q: Can I stop taking tab Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet if I start feeling better?

A: No, do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor first as it may further worsen your health. Take Deriphyllin Retard 300 tablet for the exact duration and the correct dose prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Should Deriphyllin tablet be taken empty stomach?

A: Deriphyllin retard can be taken with food or an empty stomach, as advised by the doctor. But it’s important to take it regularly for maximum benefit.

Q: How long does it take for Deriphyllin to work?

A: Deriphyllin retard starts working within 30 minutes of its oral intake.

Q: What are the side effects of Deriphyllin retard 300?

A: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, increased urination are a few side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Deriphylline retard. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
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DERIPHYLLIN RETARD
Expires on or After
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Last Updated on: 12 Apr 2022 | 11:29 AM (IST)

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