| quibron-T |
Quibron-T improves breathing by opening air passages in the lungs. It is used in the treatment of asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema.
- Store at room temperature away from moisture and sunlight.
- Do not store in the bathroom.
- Do not freeze liquid forms of Quibron-T.
- If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
- Symptoms of overdose may include unusually fast or slow heartbeat, loss of appetite, nausea/vomiting, sleeplessness, irritability, restlessness, headache, increased thirst, fever, ringing in ears, delirium, muscle twitching or weakness, seizures, sweating, or fast breathing.
Quibron-T SR Extended Release
- Quibron-T works best when taken on an empty stomach one hour before or two hours after meals.
- If stomach upset occurs, it may be taken with food.
- Long acting capsules and tablets must be swallowed whole.
- Crushing or chewing them may destroy the long action and increase the possibility of side effects.
- If capsules are too large to swallow, open the capsule and mix the contents with jelly or applesauce and swallow without chewing.
- Quibron-T works best if a constant level is maintained in the body.
- Do this by taking doses at evenly spaced intervals.
- Dizziness, headache, lightheadedness, heartburn, stomach pain, loss of appetite, restlessness, nervousness, sleeplessness or increased urination may occur as your body adjusts to the medication.
- If these symptoms persist or worsen, inform your doctor.
- Inform your doctor if you experience: chest pain, rapid or irregular heartbeat, confusion, severe stomach pain, breathing difficulties.
- If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
- Avoid drinking large amounts of beverages containing caffeine (coffee, tea, colas) or eating large amounts of chocolate.
- Caffeine can increase side effects of Quibron-T.
- Smoking affects Quibron-T.
- Be sure to tell your doctor if you smoke or use nicotine.
- Inform your doctor if you stop smoking.
- Your dose may need to be adjusted.
- Quibron-T should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.
- Because small amounts of Quibron-T appear in breast milk, consult with your doctor before breast-feeding.
- Tell your doctor your complete medical history especially if you are taking medicine (beta-blockers) for high blood pressure.
- If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
- Do not "double-up the dose to catch up.
- Inform your doctor about all the medicines you use (both prescription and nonprescription), especially if you take: cimetidine, erythromycin, troleandomycin, mexiletine, tacrine, barbiturates, disulfiram, rifampin, thiabendazole, birth control pills, rifabutin, ticlopidine, quinolone antibiotics, beta-blockers, phenytoin, fluvoxamine (an SSRI antidepressant), St John s wort.
- Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.