Manufacturer Meditab
Distributor Tri Medical
Contents Theophylline
Indications Symptomatic relief &/or prevention of bronchospasm associated w/ asthma, chronic bronchitis & emphysema.
Dosage Adult Initially 16 mg/kg or 400 mg (whichever is less) in 2 divided doses, then gradually increase up to 800 mg/day. Childn ≥16 yr 13 mg/kg or 900 mg daily (whichever is less),12-16 yr 18 mg/kg daily, 9-12 yr 20 mg/kg daily, up to 9 yr 24 mg/kg daily.
Administration May be taken with or without food (May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.)
Contraindications Hypersensitivity to xanthine derivatives. Active peptic ulcer, seizure disorders.
Adverse Drug Reactions Nausea, vomiting, headache & insomnia. Diarrhea, irritability, restlessness, fine skeletal muscle tremors & transient diuresis.
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Drug Interactions Lithium, cardiac glycosides, ephedrine & other sympathomimetics, oral anticoagulants. Cimetidine, high dose allopurinol, OC, propranolol, ciprofloxacin, erythromycin, troleandomycin. Rifampicin, phenytoin, methotrexate.
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Pregnancy Category (US FDA)
Category C: Either studies in animals have revealed adverse effects on the foetus (teratogenic or embryocidal or other) and there are no controlled studies in women or studies in women and animals are not available. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the foetus.



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 Theori-200 slow/sustained-release tab  Theori-200 200 mg x 10 x 10's
 Manufacturer: Meditab    
Distributor: Tri Medical