Panfil G (Oral)
Panfil G (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information
Panfil G (Oral)
Panfil G (Oral) Medication Classification
DYPHYLLINE/GUAIFENESIN (By mouth)
Panfil 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
Panfil 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 Panfil 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 Panfil 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 Panfil G (Oral) Storage
Store Panfil G (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Panfil G (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using Panfil 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.
Panfil 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.
Panfil 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.