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    What is Slo-Bid?

    Slo-Bid Capsule is used for Difficulty in breathing, Wheezing, Shortness of breath, Chest tightness, Interruption of breathing in newborns and other conditions. Slo-Bid Capsule may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Slo-Bid Capsule contains Theophylline as an active ingredient.
    Slo-Bid Capsule works by relaxing muscles and opening air passages.
    Sanofi Aventis Us manufactures Slo-Bid Capsule.
    Detailed information related to Slo-Bid Capsule's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Slo-Bid Capsule Uses

    Slo-Bid Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    • Difficulty in breathing
    • Wheezing
    • Shortness of breath
    • Chest tightness
    • Interruption of breathing in newborns
    • Slo-Bid Capsule may also be used for purposes not listed here.
    Learn more: Uses

    Slo-Bid Capsule - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Slo-Bid Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
    Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

    Slo-Bid Capsule - Side-effects

    The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Slo-Bid Capsule. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
    If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
    Learn more: Side-effects

    Slo-Bid Capsule Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Slo-Bid Capsule improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:

    Slo-Bid Capsule - Precautions & How to Use

    Before using Slo-Bid Capsule, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
    • Avoid drinking or eating foods high in caffeine
    • Children
    • Consult a doctor if you are taking aminophylline or xanthines
    • Consult a doctor in case you have cardiac failure, hypertension, epilepsy, hyperthyroidism, renal or hepatic dysfunction
    • Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness
    • Do not take this drug if you are allergic to it
    • Elderly individuals
    • Pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding
    • Take a doctor's advice, if you are in the last 3 months of pregnancy

    Slo-Bid Capsule - Drug Interactions

    If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Slo-Bid Capsule may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Slo-Bid Capsule may interact with the following drugs and products:
    • Adenosine
    • Albuterol
    • Alcohol
    • Allopurinol
    • Aminoglutethimide
    • Amiodarone
    • Amlodipine
    • Azithromycin
    • Bambuterol
    • Bisoprolol
    Learn more: Interactions

    Slo-Bid Capsule - Contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to Slo-Bid Capsule is a contraindication. In addition, Slo-Bid Capsule should not be used if you have the following conditions:
    Learn more: Contraindications

    Slo-Bid Capsule - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Slo-Bid Capsule safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
      Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Is Slo-Bid Capsule safe while breastfeeding?
      Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Can Slo-Bid Capsule be used for difficulty in breathing and wheezing?
      Yes, difficulty in breathing and wheezing are among the most common reported uses for Slo-Bid Capsule. Please do not use Slo-Bid Capsule for difficulty in breathing and wheezing without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Slo-Bid Capsule.
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Slo-Bid Capsule medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Slo-Bid Capsule. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
    • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
      Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
    • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

    Other important Information on Slo-Bid Capsule

    Missing a dose

    In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
    References: 1, 2, 3, 4

    Overdosage of Slo-Bid Capsule

    • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Slo-Bid Capsule, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
    • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
    • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
    References: 5, 6, 7

    Storage of Slo-Bid Capsule

    • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
    • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Slo-Bid Capsule.
    References: 8, 9, 10, 11

    Expired Slo-Bid Capsule

    • Taking a single dose of expired Slo-Bid Capsule is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
    References: 12, 13

    Dosage Information

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

    Slo-Bid Capsule - Packages and Strengths

    Slo-Bid Capsule is available in the following packages and strengths
    Slo-Bid Capsule - Packages: 200MG, 300MG, 125MG, 100MG, 50MG, 75MG

    Slo-Bid Capsule - Manufacturers

    The medicine is manufactured by the following companies


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    2. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
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    8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    9. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    10. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    11. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
    12. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    13. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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