Instructions for Use "eufillin»

One tablet "aminophylline" contains 150 g of active substance - aminophylline.The drug relaxes the muscles of the bronchi, enhances the contraction of the diaphragm, the intercostal and stimulates the function of the respiratory muscles, it contributes to the good work of the respiratory center and the ventilation of the bronchi.Normalizing the respiratory function, it improves oxygenation and helps reduce the concentration of carbon dioxide in the body. «Eufillin" stimulates the heart, increases strength and frequency of contractions it improves heart circulation, lowers the tone of the vessels of the brain, kidneys and skin.

«Eufillin" reduces the pressure in the pulmonary circulation, causing a mild diuretic effect, extends the biliary tract, reduces the formation of plat
elets, reduces the formation of blood clots, resulting in normal blood circulation, increases the acidity of the stomach.The drug is prescribed for chronic obstructive bronchitis, bronchial asthma, emphysema, when you stop breathing movements in newborns, with Cheyne-Stokes respiration (periodic breathing involuntary).

«Eufillin" take after eating 150 milligrams one to three times a day.The drug should be prescribed by a doctor.Babies give a day "Eufillin" based 7-10 mg per 1 kg of body weight, this amount should be divided into four portions.The highest dose for adults: single - 0.5 grams daily - 1,5 grams.The highest dose for children: single - 7 milligrams per one kilogram of body weight daily - 15 milligrams per one kilogram of body weight.

course of treatment should continue depending on the disease and tolerability of the drug.The duration of the drug may range from several days to several months.

Side effects "eufillin»

While the drug may experience the following side effects.From the nervous system may appear agitation, irritability, headache, dizziness, anxiety, insomnia.Cardio-vascular system - arrhythmia, tachycardia, increase in frequency of angina attacks, lower blood pressure.On the part of the digestive system can cause heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, exacerbation of peptic ulcer disease, chronic administration of the drug can affect the appetite, which usually gets worse. «Eufillin" may cause allergic reactions: itching, skin rash, fever.

Contraindications "eufillin»

«Eufillin" is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the drug for peptic ulcer in the acute stage, with tachyarrhythmias, gastritis with high acidity, hemorrhagic stroke, bleeding in the retina of the eye in children- up to three years.

Precautions "Eufillin" is prescribed for severe heart failure in the acute phase of angina or myocardial infarction, in advanced atherosclerosis, with increased convulsive readiness, peptic ulcer disease, thyroid dysfunction, pregnancy and lactation, elderlyand children.In these cases, "Eufillin" administered simultaneously with drugs that prevent blood clotting.