Dilor: Side effects, precaution, Indication

Altana Pharma | Dilor (Medication)

Dilor: Indications

Dilor is a combination medication of 2 drugs (dyphylline and guaifenesin) and is used to treat and prevent wheezing and trouble breathing caused by ongoing lung disease (such as asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema). Dyphylline is similar to theophylline and belongs to a class of drugs known as xanthines. It improves breathing by opening the air passages and decreasing the lungs’ response to irritants. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that helps thin and loosen mucus in the lungs, making it easier to cough up the mucus….

Dilor: Side Effects

If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking dyphylline and seek emergency medical attention: an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives); seizures; increased or irregular heartbeats; or severe nausea or vomiting.

Other, less serious side effects may occur although they are not common at appropriate doses. Continue to take dyphylline and talk to your doctor if you experience: slight nausea, decreased appetite, or weight loss; restlessness, tremor, or insomnia; or headache, lightheadedness, or dizziness….

Dilor: Precaution

Prior to taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have any allergies or any of the following medical conditions: a stomach ulcer; seizures; high blood pressure, a heart condition, or any type of heart disease; fluid in your lungs; a thyroid condition; liver disease; or kidney disease.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor’s advice….