Theobron

Theobron

theophylline

Manufacturer:

Interbat
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Theophylline
Indications/Uses
Bronchial asthma & other bronchospastic conditions.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cap Adult 1 cap. Syr Adult & childn >13 yr 3-6 tsp, 7-12 yr 2 tsp, 1-6 yr 1 tsp. Doses to be taken 3 times daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Contraindications
Peptic ulcer, active gastritis. Severe renal or liver impairment.
Special Precautions
Pulmonary, CV, renal or hepatic diseases. Pregnancy, childn, elderly.
Adverse Reactions
GI upset, nervousness, urinary frequency.
Drug Interactions
May increase CNS stimulation caused by sympathomimetics & excretion of lithium & phenytoin thus decreasing their effectiveness. Increased theophylline plasma levels may occur w/ cimetidine, allopurinol, erythromycin. Xanthines & β-blockers may be mutually antagonistic. Toxicity of digitalis may be enhanced.
ATC Classification
R03DA04 - theophylline ; Belongs to the class of xanthines. Used in the systemic treatment of obstructive airway diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Theobron syr 130 mg/15 mL
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's (Rp12,500/botol)
Form
Theobron cap 130 mg
Packing/Price
100's (Rp50,000/pak)
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