Difil-G (Oral)


Questions | Reviews **~

How many hours between doses?


How many hours between doses? or How ofton should it be taken?
by J.Knutsen in Tenn., 07/30/2007

Difill-G


My ENT doctor gave me samples of Difill-G for my bronchitis-type symptoms, with accompanying cough.  I am also taking an antibiotic as prescribed.  I received no verbal instructions for how often to take this Difill-G.  Is it every 12 h...
by J.Moon in Alabama, USA, 06/23/2007

swallowing


Can I crush this pill and take it in applause?  Or can I dissolve it in water?
by Olivia Irons in Memphis Tn, 03/16/2008

difil g and heart attack


I have had one heart attack and quintuple bypass surgery. I am doing well as far as heart condition. I have had pneumoniae and am still coughing. Is Difil G contraindicated in this condition? What are the possibilities of problems? Thanks
by Glen Bays in USA, 03/31/2006

expiration date


if you have a pricription that is over a year old can you still use it if you know that it will help your problem?
by Unknown, 04/12/2009

Difil-G (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Difil-G (Oral)

Difil-G (Oral) Medication Classification

DYPHYLLINE/GUAIFENESIN (By mouth)

Difil-G (Oral) Brandname

Difil-G, COPD, Dilex-G, Dyflex-G, Dyline G.G., Lufyllin-GG, Dilex-G 400, Panfil G, Difil G Forte, Dilor-G, Dy-G, Jay-Phyl, Dilex-G 200, Dyphylline-GG, Dyphysin

Difil-G (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Dyphylline (DYE-fi-lin), Guaifenesin (gwye-FEN-e-sin) A combination drug that treats asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis. Dyphylline belongs to a class of drugs called bronchodilators. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that loosens mucus in your lungs.

When To Not Use Difil-G (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to guaifenesin, dyphylline, or a related drug such as aminophylline, theophylline, oxtriphylline, or theobromine.

How Should You Use Difil-G (Oral)

Capsule, Tablet, Liquid

  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Your dose may need to be changed several times in order to find out what works best for you. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • If this medicine upsets your stomach, you may want to take it after meals.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.
  • Do not chew or crush the tablet or capsule. Swallow it whole with a full glass of water.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Proper Difil-G (Oral) Storage

Store Difil-G (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Difil-G (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Difil-G (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are using probenecid (Benemid®).
  • Avoid drinking large amounts of caffeine (such as in coffee, tea, or some soft drinks) while you are using this medicine.

Difil-G (Oral) Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have thyroid problems, heart disease, high blood pressure, a stomach ulcer, or if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Do not give this medicine to a baby or child under 6 years old unless your doctor tells you to.
  • Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you have asthma, emphysema, or a chronic cough from smoking.

Difil-G (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
  • Chest pain.
  • Fast or uneven heartbeat.
  • Severe headache.
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Difficulty sleeping, irritability, or restlessness.
  • Nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain.
  • Dizziness.

Difil-G (Oral) Ratings

Overall Rating:

2.5**~

 

(based on 4 reviews)

Effectiveness:

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Ease of Use:

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