Immediate-release Capsules, Tablets, Liquid Products: Accurbron, Aquaphyllin, Asmalix, Bronkodyl, Elix-omin, Elixophyllin, Lanophyllin, Lixolin, Pulmophylline M, Quibron-T/SR M, Quibron-T Dividose, Slo-Phyllin, Solu-Phyllin, Somnophyllin-T, Theo, Theo-clear-80, Theolair, Theolixir M, Theo-mar, Theostat-80, Truxophyllin. Timed-release Capsules and Tablets: Aerolate III, Aerolate Jr., Aerolate Sr., Apo-Theo LA M, Quibron-T/SR Divid-ose, Respid, Slo-Bid Gyrocaps, Slo-Phyllin Gyrocaps, Somophyllin-CRT, Sustaire, Theo-24, Theo 250, Theobid Duracaps, Theoclear L.A.-130 Cenu-les, Theoclear L.A.-260 Cenules, Theocot, Theochron, Theochron-SR M, Theo-Dur, Theo-SR M, Theolair M, Theolair-SR, Theospan-SR, Theo-Time, Theophylline SR, Theovent Long-Acting, Uni-Dur, Uniphyl [Rx] Classification: Antiasthmatic, bron-chodilator
See also Theophylline Derivatives. Action/Kinetics: Time to peak serum levels, oral solution: 1 hr; uncoated tablets: 2 hr; chewable tablets: 1-1.5 hr; enteric-coated tablets: 5 hr; extended-release capsules and tablets: 4-7 hr. In healthy adults, about 60% is bound to plasma protein whereas in neonates 36% is bound to plasma protein. Additional Uses: Oral liquid: Neonatal apnea as a respiratory stimulant. Theophylline and dextrose injection: Respiratory stimulant in neonatal apnea and Cheyne-Stokes respiration.
How Supplied: Capsule, extended release: 50 mg, 65 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg, 125 mg, 130 mg, 200 mg, 260 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg; Elixir: 80 mg/15 mL;
Solution: 80 mg/15 mL; Syrup: 80 mg/15 mL; Tablet: 100 mg, 125 mg, 200 mg, 250 mg, 300 mg; Tablet, extended release: 100 mg, 200 mg, 250 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 450 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg
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