is there any side effect for deriphyllin retard??can it be used long term?

Question (Posted on :  10 Dec 2008 )


is there any side effect for deriphyllin retard??can it be used long term?

Doctor's Response (Posted on : 10 Dec 2008 )


Deriphyllin is a combination of Theophyllin and Etophylline and is used for asthma and other respiratory diseases. Long term use can cause increased heart rate, flushing and headache etc.,



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