Cortasthma tablet: Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Zydus (Indon)

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Trade name: Cortasthma

Strength: Phenobarbitone 15 mg, Ephedrine hydrochloride 25 mg, Aminophylline 100 mg.

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Aminophylline

Category: Xanthine derivative

Pregnancy category: Aminophylline belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: A And US FDA pregnancy category C.

Uses: Cortasthma tablet is used to treat and prevent wheezing and trouble breathing due to lung disease (asthma, emphysema, bronchitis).

How to use: Take Cortasthma tablet orally with or without food. While taking this medication avoid alcohol and other caffeine containing foods and beverages, such as coffee, tea, cocoa.

Side Effects: Stomach ache, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach, loss of appetite, headache, insomnia, irritability, restlessness, temporary changes in behavior, nervousness, shaking, and increased urination.

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Dosage: Usual Adult Dose for Asthma - Acute : 6 mg per kg body weight

Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: July 20 th, 2016