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Doxolin M Tablet

Doxolin M Tablet

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
66.51*
MRP 78.25
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Doxolin M Tablet Description

Doxolin M Tablet contains a combination of Doxofylline and Montelukast. They belong to the class of anti-asthmatic medicine. Asthma is a condition that makes breathing difficult and triggers coughing

, whistling sound while breathing and shortness of breath. It is used to treat bronchial asthma in adults. It works by widening the narrowed airway tract of the lungs and helps relieve the symptoms. It should be used in children above 15 years of age and adults. Your doctor should be informed if you have any medical conditions like liver, kidney or heart disease; on any medications, supplements or herbal preparations and have an active lifestyle of smoking, alcohol or caffeine consumption. If you experience any undesired symptoms while taking this medicine, then inform your doctor.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹66.51
You Save₹11.74 (15% on MRP)
ContainsDoxofylline(400.0 Mg) + Montelukast(10.0 Mg)
TherapyANTI-ASTHMATIC
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uses

Uses of Doxolin M Tablet

Doxolin M Tablet is used in adults to treat asthma (a condition in which the airway path of the lungs gets narrow due to swelling and causes difficulty in breathing).
contraindications

Contraindications of Doxolin M Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Doxofylline or Montelukast or any other component of Doxolin M Tablet.
  • If you have any heart problems like heart attack, blockage of heart vessels, low blood pressure.
  • If you are a breastfeeding woman.
sideEffects

Side effects of Doxolin M Tablet

  • Headache
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach pain, diarrhoea, indigestion
  • Dizziness, sleepiness
  • Fever, weakness
  • Cough, sneezing, runny nose
  • Insomnia
  • Skin rash, itching, swelling
  • Fast or irregular heartbeats
  • Altered mood, nervousness, agitation or irritation, fits (uncommon)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Doxolin M Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Doxolin M Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of this medicine on human pregnancy. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed and the advantage overweighs the risk. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Doxolin M Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No, this medicine should not be used while breastfeeding as components of this medicine pass into the breastmilk and can be harmful to the baby. Inform your doctor if you are a breastfeeding mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Doxolin M Tablet?
A:
It does not affect the ability to drive. However, if you experience any of the side effects of this medicine like sleepiness or dizziness, then avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Doxolin M Tablet?
A:
There is limited data available about the effect of alcohol on this medicine. Consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your asthma or your condition gets worse.
  • You have any liver or kidney-related disease.
  • You have problems with your lungs like COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).
  • You have a stomach ulcer, an overactive thyroid gland producing too much thyroid hormone (hyperthyroidism).
  • You have low levels of oxygen in your blood.
  • You develop symptoms like cough, runny nose, sneezing, pins and needles or numbness of arms or legs, worsening of symptoms, and/or rash.
  • You have a history of fits and are taking medicines for the same.
  • You have a history of behaviour, mood disorder or frequent mood instability.
  • You have or had any heart-related conditions like irregular heartbeat, chest pain due to heart disease, high blood pressure, heart failure.
  • Do not use this medicine for a sudden (acute) asthma attack and not to substitute with any other medication without informing the doctor.
  • You develop any rare disorder of blood that leads to redness or swelling of blood vessels.
  • You are taking aspirin or other pain killers like ibuprofen, diclofenac, etc.
  • You smoke daily.
  • Doxolin M Tablet is not recommended for children below 15 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Doxolin M Tablet

  • Doxolin M Tablet contains a combination of Doxofylline and Montelukast.
  • Doxofylline is a bronchodilator that relaxes the muscles that surround the airways of the lungs and allows them to open up. It acts by inhibiting a chemical in the body, causing relaxation of the musc...
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  • Montelukast works by blocking certain natural substances called leukotrienes, which may cause allergies. It reduces swelling, relaxes airways and helps to make breathing easier, thus also helps in con...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Doxolin M Tablet

Doxolin M Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your do...
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interactions

Interactions of Doxolin M Tablet

  • As Doxolin M Tablet contains Doxofylline and Montelukast, any interaction seen with them when taken alone, may happen with this combination.
  • Use of cimetidine, allopurinol, propanolol, erythromycin, troleandomycin, lincomycin, ciprofloxacin and an anti-flu vaccine can decrease the clearance of doxofylline, increasing the risk of toxicity.
  • Medicine used in the treatment of fits like phenytoin, phenobarbital and other medicine like rifampicin (used to treat tuberculosis) increases the clearance of this medicine, leading to a decreased de...
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  • Medicine used to lower the cholesterol level like gemfibrozil can decrease the clearance of montelukast when co-administered with this medicine.
  • Other medicines like albuterol, terbutaline, should be used with caution with this medicine.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible medical interactions with Doxolin M Tablet.
You should avoid consuming beverages and food that contain caffeine with Doxolin M Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Doxolin M Tablet

  • Store this medicine below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep product out of reach and sight of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Doxolin M Tablet

  • Excess of this medicine will lead to decrease potassium levels, low blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, internal bleeding of stomach and intestine lining, fits, eventually causing death.
  • Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sleepiness, headache, increased thirst, altered mood.
  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
If you missed any dose of this medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When and how should I take Doxolin M Tablet?

A: Always take this medicine as advised by your doctor at the same time daily for optimal results. It can be taken with or without food.

Q: For how long do I need to take Doxolin M Tablet?

A: Do not stop taking this medicine until and unless your doctor advises you. If you stop taking this medicine, it can lead to a severe breathing problem, which can be very dangerous. The doctor will gradually decrease the dose as per the need.

Q: Can I take an additional dose of this medicine during a sudden asthma attack?

A: No, this medicine should not be used for a sudden (acute) asthma attack. Reach out to your doctor immediately.

Q: What should I tell my healthcare provider before starting Doxolin M Tablet?

A: Certain medicines and medical conditions are known to alter the desired effect of this medicine. An increase or decrease in the effectiveness of either component of the medicine can result in undesirable or unwanted effects. Hence, personal history including normal as well as a critical condition should be shared. The doctor should also be informed about your current medicines.

Q: Is Doxolin M Tablet safe to use in elderly people?

A: No, it should not be given without consulting your doctor. Elderly people are more prone to suffer from a certain medical condition. This medicine needs to be administered cautiously. Hence, consulting your doctor is necessary before you start this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
DOXOLIN M
Expires on or After
30/07/2024
Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:46 AM (IST)
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