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What is the use of Deriphyllin?

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Posted on Mon, 23 Nov 2015
Question: nursing responsibility of deriphyllin patient
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (27 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Watch for tachycardia, tremors, palpitations.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Health Care Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Deriphyllin is used in case of bronchitis, asthma to relieve bronchospasm.
It is bronchodilators in nature.
It is given by oral, intravenous or intramuscular route.
Common side effects of this drug are
1. Tachycardia
2. Palpitations
3. Tremors
4. Perspiration.
5. Precipitation of heart diseases like arrhythmia and heart failure.
6. Allergic reaction if patient is allergic to this.
7. Gastritis.
So as a nursing student, you need to monitor heart rate, rhythm, oxygen saturation and ecg.
Also ask patient about above mentioned side effects.
If patient feels any of these side effects than immediately tell doctor.
Hope I have solved your query.
I will be happy to help you further.
Wish you good health. Thanks.
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What is the use of Deriphyllin?

Brief Answer: Watch for tachycardia, tremors, palpitations. Detailed Answer: Thanks for your question on Health Care Magic. I can understand your concern. Deriphyllin is used in case of bronchitis, asthma to relieve bronchospasm. It is bronchodilators in nature. It is given by oral, intravenous or intramuscular route. Common side effects of this drug are 1. Tachycardia 2. Palpitations 3. Tremors 4. Perspiration. 5. Precipitation of heart diseases like arrhythmia and heart failure. 6. Allergic reaction if patient is allergic to this. 7. Gastritis. So as a nursing student, you need to monitor heart rate, rhythm, oxygen saturation and ecg. Also ask patient about above mentioned side effects. If patient feels any of these side effects than immediately tell doctor. Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.