Theobid

Theobid treats asthma and COPD. Avoid large amounts of caffeine as this may increase the side effects of this medication.

Theobid Overview

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Theophylline is a prescription medication used to treat chronic (ongoing) lung diseases such as asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis. This medication belongs to a group of drugs called methylxanthines. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways, which opens airway passages and allows more air to get into the lungs. This action relieves wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness.

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What are you taking Theobid for?

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  • Other
  • Apnea
  • Asthma
  • Bradycardia
  • Bronchial Spasm
  • Bronchitis
  • Pulmonary Emphysema

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  • A month or so
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Uses of Theobid

Theophylline is a prescription medication used to treat chronic (ongoing) lung diseases such as asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which includes emphysema, and chronic bronchitis.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Theophylline

For more information on this medication choose from the list of selections below.

Theobid Drug Class

Theobid is part of the drug class:

Side Effects of Theobid

Common side effects include:

  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • insomnia

This is not a complete list of theophylline side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.