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theophylline Oral Soln | theophylline Elixir | theophylline SR Cap | theophylline SR Tab | theophylline SR 12 hr Cap | theophylline SR 24 hr Cap | theophylline SR 24 hr Tab | theophylline SR 12 hr Tab


Common Brand Name(s): Uniphyl
Phonetic Pronunciation: (thee-OFF-ih-lin)
Information last revised July 2010

What does THEOPHYLLINE SR - ORAL look like?

Smk04830theophylline SR 100 mg 12 hr Tab
Whb01000Theo-24 100 mg 24 hr Cap
Inw36140theophylline SR 450 mg 12 hr Tab
Inw36140Theochron 450 mg 12 hr Tab
Gln03800theophylline SR 400 mg Tab
Plv04831theophylline SR 100 mg 12 hr Tab
Whb02000Theo-24 200 mg 24 hr Cap
Hlm67300Theochron 100 mg 12 hr Tab
Puf70060Uniphyl 600 mg Tab
Gln03560theophylline SR 600 mg Tab
Puf70040Uniphyl 400 mg Tab
Ucb03000Theo-24 300 mg 24 hr Cap
Iwl35830Theochron 200 mg 12 hr Tab
Nol00010theophylline SR 400 mg Tab
Pap00110theophylline SR 400 mg Tab
Smk05180theophylline SR 450 mg 12 hr Tab
Whb04000Theo-24 400 mg 24 hr Cap
Iwl35810Theochron 300 mg 12 hr Tab
Nos00020theophylline SR 600 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). Theophylline 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. This medication does not work immediately and should not be used for sudden attacks of breathing trouble. Your doctor should prescribe a quick-relief medicine/inhaler (e.g., albuterol) for sudden attacks of shortness of breath/asthma while you are on this medication. You should always have a quick-relief inhaler with you. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
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