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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Docopa. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Docopa during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Docopa is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not har... View More
Docopa does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Docopa in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Docopa in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Docopa is used to treat and prevent symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (a lung disorder in which flow of air to the lung is b... View More
Uses of Docopa
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Side effects of Docopa
- Upset stomach
How to use Docopa
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Docopa may be taken with o... View More
How Docopa works
Docopa is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.
- You have been prescribed Docopa for prevention and treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
- It should be taken at the same time each day, preferably in the evening after food.
- It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Always keep a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
- Your doctor may take regular blood test to monitor potassium level and the level of this medicine in your body.
- Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney, liver or heart disease, or if you have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjus... View More
- Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), bronchial asthma
Tablet Adults: Conventional Tablet 400mg 1 to 3 times a day. Sustained release tablet: 400 mg sustained release tablet once a day. Single dose,... View More
Tablet Children >12 years: 200 mg 2 or 3 times daily. Syrup Children> 12 years: 10 ml, 2 or 3 times daily. Children<12 years: 6 mg/kg/dose twice d... View More
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Mode of Action
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Use with caution in patients with hypoxemia, hyperthyroidism, liver disease, renal disease, in those with history of peptic ulcer and in elderly. Freque... View More
Nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, cephalalgia, irritability, insomnia, tachycardia, extrasystole, tachypnea and occasionally, hyperglycemia and albumin... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More