Aminophylline vs Theophylline
Did you mean taking both Aminophylline and Theophylline?
Aminophylline is an asthma / COPD medication.
Theophylline is an asthma / COPD medication.
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November 26, 1975
March 16, 1979
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Side Effects and Concerns
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
FDA has not classified the drug.
Before taking Aminophylline during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Before taking Theophylline during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
There may be a negative interaction between Aminophylline and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Theophylline and alcohol.
Method of use
Solution: 250 mg/10 mL, 500 mg/20 mL, 1 mg/mL, 2 mg/mL, 25 mg/mL
Tablet: 100 mg, 200 mg, 225 mg
Suppository: 250 mg, 500 mg
Liquid: 105 mg/5 mL
Syringe: 250 mg/10 mL
Capsule: 50 mg, 60 mg, 65 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg, 125 mg, 130 mg, 200 mg, 250 mg, 260 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg
Tablet: 100 mg, 125 mg, 200 mg, 225 mg, 250 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 450 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg
Elixir: , 80 mg/15 mL (15 mL), 100 mg/18.75 mL (18.75 mL), 80 mg/15 mL
Liquid: 80 mg/15 mL
Solution: 80 mg/15 mL
Syrup: 80 mg/15 mL
No Food Instructions
Follow manufacturer's instructions re:take with food because food may affect absorption
Interaction between Aminophylline and Theophylline: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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