Deriphyllin

Deriphyllin is a medication used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. It contains Etofylline and Theophylline. It helps in relaxing the muscles of air passages and makes breathing easier. It is taken without food, in a dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. The common side effects are nausea, vomiting, headache, and restlessness.

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Is it safe to take my blood pressure and asthma medicines on a long-term basis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am taking Montair LC, Deriphyllin 150 mg, Losar H, Aztor 10 mg, and Seroflo 250 inhaler for ten years for blood pressure, asthma, and cholesterol. Kindly guide me on whether it is suitable to take these medicines for a longer period. Moreover, any substitutes available for these med...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from hypertension, bronchial asthma, and hypercholesterolemia for the last ten years. You have been taking Montair LC, Deriphyllin, Losar H, Aztor, Seroflo 250 inh...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for cough and breathing problem?

Query: Hello doctor,For the last 15 days, my mother is facing problems while breathing due to the current weather condition here in our place. There is too much pollution, humid weather and it is also rainy season here. She was having cold earlier, but that has been treated. Right now she is having little ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hariharan V

Answer: Hello Sir, Welcome to icliniq.com. Asthma has many triggers. They are cold weather, dust, mist, rain and as you said, pollution is also a cause. Since her symptoms do not come down with Deriphyllin, I am suggesting the following. She needs one antibiotic to completely remove the pathogen. Also so...  Read Full »

Can I take Prednisolone for asthma?

Query: Hi doctor, I have recently been diagnosed with sever adult asthma. I am waiting for my allergy assessment. I am on Singulair, Nebulizer four times a day (helps for an hour or so), three inhalers and nothing works. The only thing that makes me feel normal is Prednisolone. What can I do? I know I cann...  Read Full »


Dr. Ganeshkumar Suresh Satpute

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.The thing is it takes one to two months to stabilize asthma in the case of taking inhaled steroids.Please confirm whether your inhaled drugs contains Fluticasone or Beclomethasone as these are inhaled steroids for asthma.I suggest you Prednisolone 40 mg once a day for a wee...  Read Full »

Is there any possible cure for asthmatic patient?

Query: Hi, My mother is an asthmatic patient. She has been suffering from this disease since 30 years. Her level of asthma is not like others. She is comfortable to breath in normal conditions easily.But when the weather changes or tends to be at peak, she falls off due to it. What I mean is, she started...  Read Full »


Dr. Amolkumar W. Diwan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your mother is suffering from bronchial asthma and it is not well controlled at present. You have not specified which inhaler she takes regularly. Basically there are two types of inhalers. One is reliever for emergency use and the other one is controller which must ...  Read Full »

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