Teotard - bronchodilatory agent dosage form which is represented capsules, tablets, retard (severable or coated) and rectal suppositories.
As indicated in the instructions Teotard has a significant influence on various body functions. Bronchodilator inhibits phosphodiesterase blocks purine (adenosine) receptors and cause accumulation in cells 3-5 cyclic AMP, which contributes to decrease the contractile activity of smooth muscle, relieve bronchospasm.
The drug relaxes bronchial muscles to some extent expanding coronary, peripheral, renal vessels, inhibiting platelet agglutination. Teotard has a mild diuretic (diuretic) effect. In the opinion of Teotard has a less pronounced effect on the central nervous system than caffeine, increasing the contractile activity of the heart muscle.
By the indications for use of the drug include chronic asthma, a sharp bronchoconstriction (bronchospasm), chronic bronchitis, emphysema (decreased tone of the lung tissue), pulmonary hypertension, sleep apnea, edema syndrome of renal origin.
Contraindications to Teotardu of instructions are hypersensitivity to the agent (including xanthine derivatives - pentoxifylline, caffeine, theobromine), peptic ulcer and 12 duodenal ulcer, epilepsy, gastritis with high acidity, severe arterial hypo- and hypertension, hemorrhagic stroke, severe tachyarrhythmias, bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract in the recent history, bleeding in the retina, children's age (for oral prolonged forms - up to 12 years)
. Patients suffering from severe coronary, renal, hepatic failure, atherosclerosis, frequent ventricular premature beats, increased convulsive readiness, prostatic hypertrophy, prolonged hyperthermia is recommended to take the drug with caution
. Do not carry out treatment Teotardom during pregnancy, lactation, and people in elderly and childhood
. Reviews Teotardu to contain information about Bad use of the drug (in the form of rectal suppositories) in diseases of the rectum
Side effects Teotarda
From the nervous system Teotarda use can cause headaches, dizziness, insomnia, anxiety, tremors of extremities, irritability. From the digestive system side effects Teotarda, in the opinion of patients are vomiting, nausea, heartburn, gastralgia, diarrhea, exacerbation of peptic ulcer disease. Chronic administration of the drug can be substantially decreased appetite.
Cardiovascular system can respond to careless treatment Teotardom increased palpitations, tachycardia, arrhythmias, lowering blood pressure. Among other side effects noted allergic reactions (rash, itching), pain in the chest, flushing, increased sweating, increased diuresis.
In severe poisoning Teotardom, indications which should not preclude strict adherence to the dosage, you may experience epileptic seizures, metabolic acidosis, hypoxia, confusion, rhabdomyolysis. As treatment is assigned to wash the stomach, intestines, taking laxatives, activated carbon and other drugs provide symptomatic therapy.
Dosage and Administration Teotarda
Treatment Teotardom according to the instructions start with small doses, gradually increasing the dosage of 100-200 mg per day. The optimal dose for adults is 300 mg two times a day, under specific indications Teotardu (for evening or morning attacks) may take 500 mg of the drug at bedtime or increase the dosage of 300 mg three times a day. If you want to receive larger doses of the treatment is carried out under the supervision of Teotardom concentration of theophylline in the blood. Treatment of asthma is accompanied by measuring the concentration of theophylline every six months.
Reducing the dose recommended for patients with severe liver, heart, viral infections. Children whose weight does not exceed 30 kg, it is recommended to observe a dosage of 10-20 mg / kg / day (in divided doses) for children from 3-7 years - at 0, 1 g, for children from 7-12 years 0, 2 g twice a day.
Action Teotarda, in the opinion of patients seen within 3-4 days from the date of treatment.
The drug is not intended for the relief of severe emergency conditions. When used Teotarda on the testimony necessary to comply with the measure in the use of caffeinated beverages.
This guide to the Teotardu presented for informational purposes only. Do not attempt to use the drug without a prescription.