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Doxovent 400mg Tablet

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Doxofylline(400.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Doxovent Tablet contains Doxofylline as its active ingredient. It is used to treat asthma and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it, are brea...
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Uses of Doxovent 400mg Tablet

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

Contraindications of Doxovent 400mg Tablet

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

Side effects of Doxovent 400mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Heartburn
  • Irritation
  • Insomnia
  • Fast heartbeats

Precautions and Warnings of Doxovent 400mg Tablet



Can I take Doxovent 400mg Tablet during pregnancy?
You should consult your doctor before using Doxovent Tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Doxovent 400mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
Doxovent Tablet must not be used while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Doxovent 400mg Tablet?
It is not expected that Doxovent Tablet will affect your ability to drive, but if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Doxovent 400mg Tablet?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Doxovent Tablet, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.

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 have above 60 years of age.
  • You smoke cigarettes
  • You develop any allergic reaction or do not notice any improvement in your condition while using Doxovent Tablet.
  • You are taking medicines containing erythromycin, lincomycin, clindamycin, allopurinol, cimetidine, influenza vaccine and propranolol.

Mode of Action of Doxovent 400mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Doxofylline in Doxovent Tablet works by relaxing the smooth muscles of the airways, widening it and thus making it easier for you to breathe.

Directions for Use of Doxovent 400mg Tablet

Doxovent 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 ...
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Interactions of Doxovent 400mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Doxovent 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, TAO, lincomycin, clindamycin, allopurinol, cimetidine, influenza vaccine and propranolol, phenytoin.

Interactions with food items

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

Storage and disposal of Doxovent 400mg Tablet

  • Store Doxovent Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Doxovent 400mg Tablet


Overdose of Doxovent 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 Doxovent 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 tak...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the use of Doxovent Tablet?

A: Doxovent 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 Doxovent 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
  • Doxovent 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 Doxovent Tablet?

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

Q: Is Doxovent Tablet addictive?

A: No, Doxovent Tablet is not an addiction causing medicine. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.


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ContainsDoxofylline(400.0 Mg)
UsesAsthma, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 23 Mar 2021 | 11:48 AM (IST)
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