Deriphyllin Tab 30'S
Deriphyllin Tab 30'S

Deriphyllin Tab 30'S

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
30 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 18.70
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Theophylline(23.0 Mg) + Etofylline(77.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ASTHMATIC

Medical Description

Deriphyllin tablet is a combination medicine. It is used for the treatment of asthma and lung-related disorders such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Deriphyllin tablet is a combinatio...
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uses

Uses of Deriphyllin Tab 30'S

  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
contraindications

Contraindications of Deriphyllin Tab 30'S

  • If you are allergic to theophylline, etofylline or any other component of Deriphyllin tablet.
  • If you have a rare blood disorder called porphyria.
  • If this medicine is given along with other asthma medicines like ephedrine to children less than 6 years of age.
sideEffects

Side effects of Deriphyllin Tab 30'S

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach upset
  • Increased urination
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Deriphyllin Tab 30'S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Deriphyllin tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Deriphyllin 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Deriphyllin tablet?
A:
Deriphyllin tablet is not known to affect the driving abililty. However, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any heart problems, including high blood pressure.
  • You have any severe lung diseases, thyroid, liver problem, stomach ulcers.
  • You have any viral infections.
  • 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, it may alter the way this medicine works.
  • Deriphyllin tablet should not be used in children below 6 months of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Deriphyllin Tab 30'S

How Does It Work?

  • Deriphyllin tablet works by the combined action of theophylline and etofylline that works as bronchodilators. Bronchodilators are agents that make breathing easier by relaxing smooth muscles of the ai...
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  • Etofylline works by dilating and relaxing the muscles of the airway whereas theophylline relaxes the smooth muscles and also reduces swelling, obstruction in the lungs and relieves the feeling of bloc...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Deriphyllin Tab 30'S

  • 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

Interactions of Deriphyllin Tab 30'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Deriphyllin works 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 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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Deriphyllin Tab 30'S

  • Store it at room temperature away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Deriphyllin Tab 30'S

Overdose

Overdose of Deriphyllin tablet can cause blood vomiting, pain in the upper abdomen, restlessness, muscle stiffness, fits, low blood pressure and irregular heartbeats, etc . If you feel you have taken ...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose of 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 double dose of this...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Deriphyllin be taken for tension headaches?

A: No, Deriphyllin tablet is used for the treatment of obstructive disorders of the lungs and airways and it does not help in relieving tension headaches.

Q: Is Deriphyllin effective for dry cough?

A: Deriphylline tablet is a bronchodilator and may not be effective for dry cough. Bronchodilators are medicines that make breathing easier by relaxing the muscles in the lungs and widening the airways.

Q: Is Deriphyllin effective in asthma?

A: Yes, Deriphyllin tablet relieves congestion and obstruction in the airways due to an asthma attack. It relaxes the smooth muscles of the lungs and airways, also reduces inflammation.

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

A: Deriphyllin 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 tablet be given to patients with diabetic patients?

A: Deriphyllin 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: Consuming this medicine can make you feel drowsy and less alert. It is recommended to avoid driving or operating machines after consuming this tablet.

Q: Can I use Deriphyllin tablet for cough?

A: Deriphyllin 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 I take Deriphyllin tablet with azithromycin?

A: Deriphyllin may interact with certain anti-infective medicine and medicines which belong to the same class as azithromycin. Before taking Azithromycin along with Deriphyllin you should consult your doctor.

Q: When to stop taking Deriphyllin tablet?

A: This medicine may be used for the short term treatment of management of obstructive conditions of airways and lungs in asthma and COPD. However, do not stop taking this medicine on your own if you feel better always consult your doctor or seek information on how long you are supposed to take this medicine and when you can stop taking it.

Q: Can we take the Deriphyllin without food?

A: You should take the Deriphyllin exactly as told by the doctor. However, it would be best to take it on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal for better results. It is advisable to take it at the same time each day for better results.

Q: Can Deriphyllin be taken twice a day?

A: The doctor will decide the dose as per your need. So, take it in the exact dose and frequency prescribed by the doctor. Do not take it endlessly on your own, without consulting a doctor.

Q: Can I take the Deriphyllin during COVID?

A: No, you should not take any medicine to treat or prevent COVID-19 without consulting a doctor. If you have been tested positive with COVID-19 immediately inform your doctor. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine on the basis of the severity of the underlying condition and medical history.

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ContainsTheophylline(23.0 Mg),Etofylline(77.0 Mg)
UsesAsthma and COPD
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, increased urination
Last Updated on: 19 Jan 2022 | 12:35 PM (IST)
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