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Theo-dur

Generic Name:theophylline

Revised:4/1/2000

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  • Overview
  • Side Effects and Interactions
  • Taking the Medicine
  • Special Precautions
  •   Overview

    Theo-Dur is a commonly prescribed oral asthma medication that helps open the airways.

    Theo-Dur is an extended-release formulation that enables patients to control breathing symptoms with one or two daily doses.

    Smokers and children may need more frequent doses.

    The doctor's instructions on dose and timing should be followed carefully.

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