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Difil G

Generic name: dyphylline and guaifenesin [DYE-fil-een-and-gwye-FEN-e-sin]
Names of brands: Difil G, Difil-G Forte, Jay-Phyl
Classification of drugs: antiasthmatic combination

What is Difil G?

Dyphylline Dyphylline is a bronchodilator. It relaxes muscles in the airways, which improves breathing. Guaifenesin is an expectorant. It can help ease congestion in the throat and chest, which makes it easier for you to cough out of your mouth.

Difil G is a combination medication designed to treat coughs and breathing issues caused by illnesses like bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema. This isn't a treatment to treat asthma or bronchitis; it is also not an effective treatment for emphysema. Difil G can also be used to treat conditions not covered in this medication guide.

Side effects of Difil G

See a doctor immediately. If you experience any of the following symptoms, they are warning signs of a reaction: symptoms of hives: difficulty breathing or swelling of your lips, face, tongue, throat, or face.

Difil g could cause serious adverse side effects. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience:

  • Beats of your heart or the sound of fluttering your chest
  • Rapid breathing sensation of being exhausted;
  • Seizure (convulsions); or
  • Vomit or bloody vomit that looks similar to coffee grounds

Common adverse reactions to difil g can include:

  • Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea;
  • Headache;
  • Experiencing irritability or feeling uneasy;
  • Sleep problems (insomnia); or
  • Flushing (warmth of redness or tingly sensation).

This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Difil G is not given to children younger than six years old.

Before taking this medication

Do not take Difil G in the event that you have an allergy to guaifenesin or dyphylline. This medicine will not help with asthma attacks.

To ensure Difil G is suitable for you, inform your doctor that you have:

  • The heart or an earlier attack on the heart;
  • High blood pressure;
  • Kidney or liver disease;
  • Hyperactive thyroid
  • A stomach ulcer or
  • If you are taking an anti-beta-blocker medication (atenolol, bisoprolol, metoprolol, propranolol, sotalol, and many more),

Fda classification for pregnancy c it is not clear how Difil G will harm an unborn baby. Consult your physician if you are expecting or plan to get pregnant while taking Difil G. Dyphylline and guaifenesin may get through breastmilk and harm a nursing child. Consult your physician if you are nursing the baby. Difil G is not to be given to children less than six years old.

How to take Difil G?

Follow all the instructions on the prescription label. Don't take this medication in greater or lesser quantities or for longer than prescribed.

Take measurements of liquid medicines using a spoon that is specially designed for measuring doses or a medicine cup. If you don't own an instrument for measuring doses, ask your pharmacist for one. Take Difil G along with food in case it causes stomach upsets. Drink more fluids to ease congestion and smooth your throat while taking this medication. Maintain at room temperature and away from heat, humidity, and light.

What happens if I miss a dose?

You should take the missed dose as quickly as you remember. Do not take any missed doses if you are nearing the time for the next dose. Do not take any additional medicine to make up for the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact for help at the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222.

Overdose symptoms can include anxiety, nausea, vomiting, severe thirst, ringing of your ears, sweating, experiencing hotness, an irregular or slow heartbeat, or a seizure (convulsions).

What should be avoided?

Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to using any cough or cold medication. Guaifenesin is found in a variety of combinations of medicines. When you combine certain medications, it can result in excessive amounts of guaifenesin

Interaction with other drug

Other drugs can interact with guaifenesin or dyphylline, which includes prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal products. Be sure to inform your health professionals about the medicines you take in the present and any medication you stop or start using.