DYPHYLLINE - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Dilor, Lufyllin
Phonetic Pronunciation: (DYE-fill-in)
Information last revised May 2010
What does DYPHYLLINE-ORAL look like?
Lufyllin 400 mg Tab
This medication is used to treat and prevent wheezing and trouble breathing caused by ongoing lung disease (e.g., asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis). Dyphylline belongs to a class of drugs known as xanthines. It works in the airways by relaxing muscles, opening air passages to improve breathing, and decreasing the lungs' response to irritants. Controlling symptoms of breathing problems can decrease time lost from work or school.
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