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Injection
Published: 5/2014

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
AMINOPHYLLINE INTRAVENOUS INJECTION 250mg "TOWA"
 Active ingredient:
Aminophylline hydrate
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine expands the bronchial tubes by relaxing bronchial smooth muscles and increases the force of heart contraction.
It is usually used to treat bronchial asthma, asthmatic bronchitis, pulmonary heart disease, congestive heart failure, pulmonary edema, cardiac asthma, Cheyne-Stokes respiration, respiratory distress associated with obstructive pulmonary disease (emphysema, chronic bronchitis, etc.) , angina pectoris (attack prevention) and acute phase of stroke seizure.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have acute myocardial infarction, myocardial disorder, epilepsy, hyperthyroidism, acute nephritis or liver disorder.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, inject this medicine intravenously or by intravenous infusion once or twice a day.
    For children, inject this medicine intravenously or by intravenous infusion at dosage intervals of at least 8 hours.
  • The treatment span will depend on your symptoms.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Smoking or smoking cessation may affect medicinal effects of this medicine.
  • Do not take any food containing St. John's wort (a kind of herb) with the medicine, since it may promote metabolism of the medicine and diminish medicinal effects.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, itch, hives, erythema, erythema exsudativum multiforme, fixed drug eruption, bad mood, headache, insomnia, irritation, dizziness, ear ringing, tremor, numbness, involuntary movement, hypertonia, facial flush, palpitation, tachycardia, facial pallor, arrhythmia, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, diarrhea, abdominal bloating, indigestion (heartburn, etc.), hiccup, frequent urination, anemia, edema, malaise, joint pain, sweating, chest pain, nose bleeding and numbness (around mouth and tongue). If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • hives, facial pallor, cold sweat, dizziness, breathing difficulty, shortness of breath [shock, anaphylactic shock]
  • convulsion, semi-consciousness, loss of consciousness [convulsion, consciousness disorder, acute encephalopathy]
  • muscle pain, weakness of limbs, red urine [rhabdomyolysis]
  • chest or abdominal pain, black stool, vomiting of blood [gastrointestinal bleeding]
  • shortness of breath, facial pallor, rapid heartbeat [pure red-cell aplasia]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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