DOXOBID

DOXOBID tablet Doxofylline 200/400mg

Indication

Doxobid is an antitussive indicated for asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Mode of Action

Inhibition of phosphodiesterase which converts cAMP to AMP.

Pharmacokinetics

Plasma protein binding is 48%. Renal Excretion accounts for less than 4% and plasma half life is 7.42 hours.

Dosage and Recommendation

Adult: 400 mg once a day. Single dose administration in the evening reduces nocturnal symptoms and helps to keep the patients complaint free during the day. However, in certain cases 400 mg twice daily is recommended on the basis of the clinical response.

Packing and Presentation

Available in 400mg tablet Each strip contains 10 tablets.