くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 2/2015

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 :
Neophyllin Injection in Intravenous Drip Bag 250mg
 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 cerebral stroke.

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, administer by intravenous drip infusion once or twice a day.
    For children, administer by intravenous drip 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]
  • malaise, nausea, loss of appetite, itching, yellowing of the skin and the white of eyes [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
  • rapid breath, thirst, increased urine output, malaise [tachypnea, hyperglycemia]
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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