Choline Theophyllinate

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

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Uses of Choline Theophyllinate

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Choline Theophyllinate is used in the treatment of:

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

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

Choline Theophyllinate Brand Names

Choline Theophyllinate may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Choline Theophyllinate Drug Class

Choline Theophyllinate is part of the drug class:

Choline Theophyllinate Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • CIMETIDINE/OXTRIPHYLLINE
  • CIPROFLOXACIN/OXTRIPHYLLINE
  • CLARITHROMYCIN/OXTRIPHYLLINE

This is not a complete list of Choline Theophyllinatedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Choline Theophyllinate and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Oxtriphylline falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Oxtriphylline should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Oxtriphylline should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Choline Theophyllinate Dosage

Take choline theophyllinate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Choline Theophyllinate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Choline Theophyllinate is available in the following doses:

  • Guaifenesin-oxtriphylline 50 Mg-100 Mg/5 Ml Oral Elixir
  • Oxtriphylline 200 Mg Oral Delayed Release Tablet
  • Oxtriphylline 400 Mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release
  • Oxtriphylline 600 Mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release

Forms of Medication

Choline Theophyllinate is available in the following forms:

  • Extended Release Tablet
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Tablet