It refers to the group teopeka bronchodilatory agents that relieve brohospazmy stimulates the nervous system and increase the heart muscle.
The drug lowers the tone of the lung tissue and increases the air permeability of the bronchial tubes.
Widespread use teopeka received as an effective drug for the treatment of diseases of the respiratory system.
Structure and Composition
The main active substance - 100 mg theophylline.
Supporting components: calcium stearate, polymeric composition.
Teopeka available as tablets of 200-300 mg, placed in a cardboard box for 40-50 pieces.
Pharmacological properties teopeka
Teopeka has antispasmodic, stimulant and bronchodilator effects. With regular use of the drug may have a diuretic effect, expand the blood vessels of the heart and prevent platelets from sticking together.
With the frequent use of high doses teopeka occurs stimulation of the nervous system, similar to the action of caffeine.
The active ingredients of the drug inhibit the development of allergic attacks in the bronchi and lungs. Antispasmodic effect is manifested through the inhibition of smooth muscle contraction, stress relief in the respiratory tract and depression of calcium ions into the cell membranes.
Good reviews teopeka received as a drug, which effectively eliminates the inflammation of the bronchi, and restores them in oxygen permeability.
Teopeka high concentration in plasma is achieved in 5 hours after administration. The duration of the therapeutic effect of 20 hours.
Teopeka indicated for the prevention and treatment of the following diseases of the respiratory system:
- Bronchial asthma;
- Pulmonary edema.
Positive feedback received teopeka as an effective remedy for removing different types of bronchospasm.
Instructions for use teopeka
In accordance with the instructions, you should take into teopeka of 0, 15 g, 2 times a day, drinking plenty of water.
The interval between doses is 10-12 hours. The exact dosage of the drug is determined by the attending physician at the patient's indications.
The treatment should constantly monitor the blood levels of theophylline, which is typically 14 mg / ml.
The course of treatment lasts from 1 to 3 months. During the reception teopeka should be regular diagnostic procedures - a blood test, blood pressure measurement, determination of hemoglobin and cholesterol, ECG.
According to the instructions, teopeka should not be taken together with antidiarrheal drugs, and oral contraceptives. Teopeka enhances the effect of diuretic and antispasmodic drugs. There is a growing risk of side effects when co-administered with anticoagulants.
Teopeka contraindicated if you are hypersensitive and hypersensitivity to the drug, acute myocardial infarction, peptic ulcer disease, stroke, thyroid function disorders, pregnancy and lactation, severe diseases of the cardiovascular system, epilepsy.
With careful preparation is prescribed in hepatic and renal failure in the elderly.
Side effects teopeka
During the course of treatment may receive the following side effects: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence, headache, dizziness, insomnia, anorexia, coronary insufficiency, tachycardia, gastritis, colitis, epilepsy.
Teopeka in large doses can cause allergic reactions - urticaria, angioedema, dermatitis, eczema, alopecia, rash.