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Theophylline

Also known as Slo-Phyllin, Uniphyl, Theo-24, Elixophyllin, Theochron, T-Phyl, Slo-Bid, and Respbid


Theophylline, also known as dimethylxanthine, is a methylxanthine drug used in therapy for respiratory diseases such as COPD and asthma under a variety of brand names. As a member of the xanthine family, it bears structural and pharmacological similarity to caffeine.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $18.97 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed theophylline to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd), blastomycosis, rabies, and west nile virus.

What side effects are related?

Patients taking theophylline most commonly experience side effects like vomiting, hypokalemia, and increased heart rate.

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