All the Therapeutic System Drugs
Xanthine. Theophylline Anhydrous 100, 200, 300 mg. S.R. CAPS: 30 x 100 mg, 30 x 200 mg, 30 x 300 mg. Under 9 yrs: 12 mg/
kg bdy. wt. 9-12 yrs: 10 mg/kg bdy. wt.
12-16 yrs: 9 mg/kg bdy. wt. Over 16
yrs: 6.5 mg/kg bdy. wt. All 12 hrly
(prefer. on empty stomach).
Bronch. asth., revers. bronchospasm
assoc. with chron. bronchit. and
Selective β2 Agonist. Salbutamol (as sulfate) 2 mg / 5 ml. SYR: 150ml. Adults: 2-4 mg (5-10 ml ) x 3-4/dly. May be incr. to a max. of 8 mg (20ml) x 3-4 dly.
Child. : 2-6 yrs.: 1mg (2.5ml) x 3/dly.
May be incr. to 2mg (5ml) x 3-4/dly.
6-12 yrs: 2mg (5ml) x 3/dly. May be
incr. to 4 times dly.
>12 yrs.: 2mg (5ml) x 3/dly. May be
incr. to 4mg (10ml) x 3-4/dly.
Elderly. pts. or pts. with known sensit.
to β-adren. stim.: initiate tmt with min.
Relief of bronchospasm in bronchial
asthma of all types, chronic bronchitis,
C/I: Hypersens., using this drug to arrest
uncomplicated premature labour or