Phyllocontin (Aminophyllin) Tablets

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*Phyllocontin has been discontinued in the UK. Our stock has now been exhausted.

We encourage you to visit your GP as soon as you can to discuss suitable alternative therapies.*

Aminophylline Phyllocontin is a type of xanthine that is the theophylline complex plus ethylenediamine which provides plasma levels equivalent to 80% of those obtained with the same dose of anhydrous theophylline. It is useful in cases of bronchospasm and asthma.

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What is Aminophylline Phyllocontin?

Aminophylline Phyllocontin tablets some of the best asthma in the market, this medicine is bronchodilators. They are designed to help open up the airways in your lungs and allows you to breathe easier. This medication is used to treat the multiple symptoms that belong to conditions such as Bronchial asthma, the symptoms of this include bronchitis, emphysema, relieves dyspnea in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

It is also used in the treatment of congestive heart failure, angina pectoris and as a diuretic, as well as atrioventricular block, postinfarction.

How does it work?

Aminophylline directly relaxes the smooth muscles of the bronchi and pulmonary blood vessels, relieving bronchospasm and increasing flow rates and vital capacity. This is believed to be due to an increase in intracellular cyclic 3 ', 5'-adenosine monophosphate (cyclic AMP) following inhibition of phosphodiesterase, which is the enzyme that breaks down cyclic AMP. Other proposed theories are the inhibition of the effects of prostaglandins on smooth muscle, alteration of the Ca-ion in smooth muscle, blockade of adenosine receptors, and inhibition of the release of histamine and leukotrienes in mast cells. Aminophylline is believed to act by stimulating the medullary respiratory center. It seems that the sensitivity of the respiratory center to the stimulation of carbon dioxide increases.

What are the benefits of taking it?

Aminophylline is used in the treatment of acute attacks of bronchial asthma; It has a narrow therapeutic index, in addition to marked interindividual variations in blood levels obtained with the same dose. In addition, it increases diuresis, stimulates the heart, brain, and skeletal muscle, stimulating the smooth muscle of the biliary and gastrointestinal tract, inhibits uterine contractions, and stimulates gastric secretion.

How do I use it?

This medication is for oral use only. Take this medication with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the medicine label. You can take this medicine with or without food. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

Talk to your pediatrician to learn about the use of this medicine in children. Although this medication has been prescribed for selected conditions, precautions do apply. Consult a doctor if you experiencing any of the precautions described below:

  • liver disease
  • seizures
  • stomach problems, such as ulcers
  • thyroid disease
  • heart disease
  • if you smoke
  • if you are pregnant or looking to become pregnant
  • if you are breastfeeding a baby
  • irregular heartbeat
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to aminophylline, theophylline, ethylenediamine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives

Overdose: Contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately if you think you have taken too much medicine.


Its dosage.

Adults, teenagers, and children younger than 1 year weighing more than 45 kilograms (kg): at the beginning, 380 milligrams (mg) per day, divided and administered every 6 to 8 hours. Your doctor can adjust your dosage as needed. However, the total dosage is generally not more than 760 mg per day.

Larger adults: the dose must be determined by your doctor. However, the total dosage is generally not more than 507 milligrams per day, divided and administered every 6 to 8 hours.

The usual dose for children are:

Children and teenagers from 1 to 15 years old who weigh less than 45 kilograms (kg): the dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. In principle, there are doses from 15.2 to 17.7 milligrams (mg) per kg body weight per day, divided and administered every 4 to 6 hours. Your doctor can adjust your dosage as needed. However, the total dosage is generally not more than 25.3 mg per kg of body weight per day or 760 mg per day.

Babies under 12 months of age: use and dosage must be determined by your doctor.

Side effects & precautions.

As with every medicine, these do have a number of side effects that could potentially occur, the following asthma tablet side effects are ones that you must consult with your doctor or health professional as soon as possible:

  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itchiness, swelling of the face, lips o tongue
  • breathing fast or irregular heart pulse
  • Dizziness
  • faithful, infection
  • nausea, vomiting
  • convulsions

Secondary effects that, as a general rule, do not require medical attention (you must inform your doctor or health professional if they persist or are uncomfortable):

  • anxiety, irritability, restlessness
  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • increased need to urinate
  • Shakiness
  • Difficulty sleeping

Buying Aminophylline Phyllocontin online.

You can buy Aminophylline online through one of the UK’s leading online pharmacies, Pharmacy Planet. It's easy and convenient. You will need to fill out a short assessment and the item will be delivered directly to your door. If you want to buy Aminophylline online, use Pharmacy Planet, a UK pharmacy you can trust.

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