What is Doxobid (Doxofylline) used for?
Doxobid (Doxofylline) is used to treat the symptoms of asthma and as well as certain other lung diseases and conditions. It is proven to alleviate symptoms by reducing the urge to cough and helping to increase the airflow to the lungs.
How should I use Doxobid (Doxofylline)?
Doxobid (Doxofylline) tablets should be taken daily, as directed by your physician. This medication is only used to help control and prevent asthma attacks, and therefore is not effective when patients experience sudden asthma attacks. If your physician has also prescribed an asthma inhaler to you, you should continue to keep this inhaler with you at all times.
What are the side effects of Doxobid (Doxofylline)?
Some side effects which are associated with Doxobid (Doxofylline) include nausea, insomnia, flushing, increased urination, and restlessness. You should consult your physician immediately if these side effects persist or worsen, or if you experience any other more serious side effects, such as dizziness, muscle twitching, fatigue, or trouble breathing.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Doxobid (Doxofylline). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, or if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallow.