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Doxofon 400mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Doxofon Tablet contains doxofylline as its active ingredient. It is used to treat lung disorders like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Do not use this medicine if you are aller...
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ContainsDoxofylline(400.0 Mg)
UsesAsthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
ClassificationANTI-ASTHMATIC
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Uses of Doxofon 400 MG

Doxofon Tablet is used for the treatment of bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Contraindications of Doxofon 400 MG

  • If you are allergic to doxofylline or any other ingredient of Doxofon Tablet.
  • If you have heart problems such as heart attack, low blood pressure, etc.
  • If you are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Doxofon 400 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Irritation

Precautions and Warnings of Doxofon 400 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Doxofon Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Doxofon Tablet as there is limited information about its effect during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Doxofon Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Doxofon Tablet must not be used while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Doxofon Tablet?
A:
Doxofon Tablet does not affect your ability to drive. However, if you experience any side effects after using this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Doxofon Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Doxofon Tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Doxofon Tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your heart, lungs, liver, or kidneys.
  • You have an overactive thyroid gland.
  • You have a history of stomach ulcers.
  • You are above 60 years of age.
  • You smoke cigarettes.
  • You develop an allergic reaction or do not notice any improvement in your condition while using Doxofon Tablet.
  • You are taking medicines containing erythromycin, lincomycin, clindamycin, allopurinol, cimetidine, influenza vaccine, or propranolol.

Mode of Action of Doxofon 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Doxofon Tablet works by relaxing the smooth muscles of the airways, widening them, and making it easier to breathe.

Directions for Use of Doxofon 400 MG

  • Doxofon Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Doxofon 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Doxofon Tablet works, or this medicine 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 interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines like ephedrine, erythromycin, lincomycin, clindamycin, allopurinol, cimetidine, phenytoin, influenza vaccine, and propranolol.

Interactions with food items

You should avoid consuming food items containing caffeine while on treatment with Doxofon Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Doxofon 400 MG

  • Store Doxofon Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Doxofon 400 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Doxofon Tablet may lead to low blood pressure and unconsciousness. Seek medical attention in case you have consumed too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Doxofon Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take...
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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: What is the use of Doxofon Tablet?

A: Doxofon Tablet is used for the treatment of bronchial asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Doxofon Tablet?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver, or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to have a baby.
  • Doxofon Tablet may interact with other medicines, hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping...
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Q: Are there any side effects with Doxofon Tablet?

A: You may experience side effects like headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, insomnia while on treatment with Doxofon Tablet.

Q: How long should I use Doxofon Tablet?

A: You should use Doxofon Tablet for the exact duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own without consulting your doctor even if you start feeling better.

Q: Is Doxofon a steroid?

A: No, Doxofon Tablet is not a steroid. It contains doxofylline as the active ingredient which is a bronchodilator medicine.
Product Details
Brand
DOXOFON
Expires on or After
27/08/2022
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 08:21 PM (IST)
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