Bronchial asthma, chronic
bronchitis & other conditions with bronchospasm
1 tab 300 mg twice daily can
increase gradually after at least 3 days' treatment, or decrease by 150 mg
twice daily. Alternatively, start with 200 mg twice daily & after at least 3
days' treatment can be gradually increase by 100 mg twice daily.
Daily dose to be adjusted
according to body weight. Once daily dosing should be considered only after
the patient has been titrated to therapy levels with 12 hour dosing.
Acute myocardial infarction
Congestive heart failure ( CHF ),
liver disease, viral infection; elderly; severe hypertension; history of
peptic ulcer; pregnancy & lactation; neonates; reduced thyroid function,
obstructive lung disease, respiratory infection. Smoking.
anorexia. At high serum concentration, cramps, convulsions, supraventricular
tachycardia, tachypnea; restlessness, nervousness, insomnia. Rash,
macrolide antibiotics, estrogen, allopurinol & propranolol increase plasma
theophylline concentration. Phenobarb, phenytoin & rifampicin crease
theophylline clearance & plasma concentration. Decreases plasma
concentration of lithium.
Sustained action tab 200 mg x
100's, 6 x 100's.
300 mg x 100's, 6 x 100's