What is Theophylline?
Theophylline Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Wheezing, Shortness Of Breath, Chest Tightness, Interruption Of Breathing In Newborns and other conditions.
Theophylline Tablet contains Theophylline as an active ingredient.
Theophylline Tablet works by relaxing muscles and opening air passages.
Detailed information related to Theophylline Tablet’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Theophylline Tablet Uses
Theophylline Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Shortness Of Breath
· Chest Tightness
· Interruption Of Breathing In Newborns
Theophylline Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Theophylline Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Relaxing muscles and opening air passages.
Theophylline Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients
Theophylline Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Theophylline (400 MG)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Theophylline Tablet – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Theophylline Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Chest Pain Or Discomfort
· Increased In Urine Volume
Theophylline Tablet – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Avoid drinking or eating foods high in caffeine
· Consult a doctor if you are taking aminophylline or xanthines
· Consult a doctor in case you have cardiac failure, hypertension, epilepsy, hyperthyroidism, renal or hepatic dysfunction
· Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness
· Do not take this drug if you are allergic to it