THEOPHYLLINE/EPHEDRINE/PHENOBARBITAL-ORAL, Tedrigen, Theophen, Theotal
GENERIC NAME: THEOPHYLLINE/EPHEDRINE/PHENOBARBITAL - ORAL (thee-OFF-ih-lin/eff-ED-rin/fee-no-BARB-ih-tall)
BRAND NAME(S): Tedrigen, Theophen, Theotal
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth as prescribed. Try to take each dose at evenly spaced intervals throughout the day and night. Do not increase your dose or take this more often than directed. This medication is best taken with a full glass of water after a meal or snack.
SIDE EFFECTS: Dizziness, drowsiness, headache, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach upset or dry mouth may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly. Notify your doctor if you develop: chest pain (angina), a rapid pulse, skin rash, difficulty urinating, flushing, tremors, nervousness, breathing trouble. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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