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FDA Approved: March 16, 1979
Category: Asthma

Theophylline Overview

Theophylline, also known as 1,3-dimethylxanthine, is a methylxanthine drug used in therapy for respiratory diseases such as COPD and asthma under a variety of brand names. As a member of the xanthine family, it bears structural and pharmacological similarity to theobromine and caffeine. Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Uses under investigation 2 Adverse effects 3 Mechanisms of action 4 Natural occurrences 5 Pharmacokinetics 5.1 Absorption 5.2 Distribution 5.3 Metabolism 5.4 Elimination ...

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side effect of acebrophylline 100mg
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side effect of acebrophylline and doxophylline ## Acebrophylline is used to help regulate and prevent excessive build-up of mucous in the airways. Unfortunately, I cannot find much more information on it. Does anyone else know anything else? ## PLEASE GIVE THE DETAIL OF ACEBROPHYLLINE 100 MG. THEASE EFECT & SIDEEFECT, HOW TO USE THIS DRUG WITH DOSES ## how it work ## Acebrophylline is an airway mucous regulator with anti-inflammatory properties. As to the side effects and other information, I am sorry, but finding information on this medication is very difficult. Here are some links, however, to the ingredients that make up this medication, so you may find some helpful information here: Ambroxol: and Theophylline: are there any other questions I can help with? ## Acebrophylline exhi...
Updated 4 months ago.
Unicontin 400
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please usefulness of this drug pescribed by a practitioner and its side effect ## balcofen 4007 one side T V other side round white pill ## Unicontin contains the active ingredient Theophylline and it is mainly used to treat respiratory disorders. Its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea and irritability. Learn more Unicontin details here. Mike, the Baclofen TV tablet has TV 4097 on it and is a 20mg dosage, it is a muscle relaxant. Learn more Baclofen details here. Are there any other questions I can help with? ## Unicontin 400 is prescribed by my Dr. One tab per day 5 days night before sleep. This is for reducing wiezing /chest conjustion. Tell me yr expert view whether this is in order. {edited for privacy}
Updated 5 months ago.
white oblong pill imprinted hp62
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I found this pill and was wondering what it was and what it was for ## Hello, Jellybean! How are you? This tablet contains 300mgs of Theophylline in an extended release formulation, it is used to treat conditions such as asthma and COPD. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headaches, irritability and insomnia. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 9 months ago.
administration of theophylline
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can we administrate the theophylline as a nebulization
Updated 1 year ago.
details of synasma 400 mg
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I am a patient with hypertension for ther past 50 years. I am 80 yrs old (female). - live alone. I hsve a good family doctor. Am on Amlong H, concor cor 2.5 mg; ecosprin 150mg, and Atorsave 10 mg. I have been having shortage of breath for the past 6 years. It has increased now and my doctor has told me to take Synasma 400 mg half tablet twice a day for 10 days. I am curious to know what this drug is for. Thank you. Janaki Menon ## ANY SIDE EFFECTS FOR SYNASMA 400Mg ## ANY SIDE EFFECTS FOR SYNASMA 400Mg AND IS IT A PERMANENT CURE FOR WHEEZING AND WHAT ARE ITS SIDE EFFECTS? ## Here's the link. I guess you might find it informative. "Doxofylline has a prolonged bronchodilator effects and unlike theophylline it has least adenosine interactions i.e., no CNS and CVS side effects. Ther...
Updated 1 year ago.
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hi sir i am illi taso i am suffring from the asthma i have whent to severl doctor but it same, sir this 2madicen make me little relax deriphyllin,dexmathasone sir can you give me a fetback palese what should i do to be alife in this world palese air ## i was woundring that i have tell you my problem alredy i am saffring from asthma i went to hosptal for years and i went to locel ayurbiod docter but it is the same i just went to know that sir can you helpe he i am 26 year old my illelness start when i come out from my mother stomak i am from india my name is illi taso from arunachal pardash itnagar. ## Deriphyllin contains the active ingredients Etofylline 77 mg (a vasodilator used for widening the blood vessels) and Theophylline Hydrate 23 mg. This combination of ingredients is used to ...
Updated 1 year ago.
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Theraputic Class is Xanthine Bronchodilator ## I took Tedral and copirinoal (not sure of the spelling) in liquid forms when I was young to control my asthma. I would like to know if either are steriods and the long term side effects of each one. Thank you.
Updated 1 year ago.
full information of acebrophylline
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dose,side effect,drug interaction,contra indication, mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics,patient counselling ## As to the side effects and other information, I am sorry, but finding information on this medication is very difficult. Here are some links, however, to the ingredients that make up this medication, so you may find some helpful information here: Ambroxol: and Theophylline: are there any other questions I can help with? ## hi ## please send me information about formulation and evaluation of acebrophylline sustained release tablet
Updated 2 years ago.
Deriphyllin Is Used For What symptoms
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My father is 65 years of age he is having cough, can he be treated with deriphyllin ? ## This contains the active ingredient Theophylline, which is used to treat various respiratory issues. Learn more Theophylline details here. Has his doctor recommended that he use it? What's causing the cough?
Updated 2 years ago.
what's the risk of psychosis with therapeutic doses of solphyllex
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i have had 2 patients develop first time psychotic symptoms within 24hrs after taking solphyllex for common cold .they have no prior psychiatric history and negative family history of psychiatric illness.there is no history of substance abuse save for occasional beers.the first patient suffered recurrent psychotic attacks long after the solphyllex was withdrawn.i know theophyllin may cause CNS stimulation but why is this becoming common at usual therapeutic doses? ## I am a member of the public, not in the medical field, but I experienced what my doctor referred to as "a trip" after taking Solphyllex. The reason being that he had earlier prescribed another broncho-dilator containing theophylline and the combined effect of the two sent me into la-la land. It was a horrible experi...
Updated 2 years ago.

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 100mg, 125mg, 200mg, 250mg, 260mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 100mg, 125mg, 200mg, 250mg, 260mg, 300mg, 400mg, 50mg, 60mg, 75mg
  • Elixir: 80mg/15ml
  • Injection: 160mg/100ml, 200mg/100ml, 25mg/ml, 320mg/100ml, 400mg/100ml, 40mg/100ml, 80mg/100ml
  • Solution: 105mg/5ml, 80mg/15ml
  • Suppository: 250mg, 500mg
  • Syrup: 150mg/15ml, 80mg/15ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 125mg, 200mg, 250mg, 300mg
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 100mg, 200mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 100mg, 200mg, 250mg, 300mg, 400mg, 450mg, 500mg, 600mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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