Aminophylline or theophylline are medicines used to prevent and treat wheezing and other breathing difficulties caused lung diseases such as asthma.
Aminophylline or theophylline
This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
Theophylline overdose; Xanthine overdose
- Theophylline (Theo-Dur, Slo-Phyllin, Theolair, Slo-Bid)
Note: This list may not be all-inclusive.
Review Date: 02/03/2009
Reviewed By: Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.