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General Health board

  1. Alternative to caffeine
    ... in the plant along with some other substances like theophylline . Google would have more info though :)...

Allergies board

  1. Allergic to adrenaline? Help!!
    ... other issues so am COPD. I recently tried taking theophylline and it gave the same result as epi and albuterol....

  2. ambophyllin
    ... have read states that is an "ethylenediamine salt of theophylline ". It causes bronchial muscle to relax. It also states...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Caffeine Anaphylaxis Causes other disorders
    ... allergic to caffeine, and never knew it. Caffeine and theophylline are often given to stop anaphylaxis, a severe allergic...

Pain Management board

  1. FDA List of Recalled meds by Able Laboratories: Long List
    ... 100 A750 SALSALATE 750 MG TAB 500 A750 THEOPHYLLINE ER 400 MG TAB 100 A380 THEOPHYLLINE ER 400 MG...

  2. Shoreline, Feeling Better? Great Posts, btw!
    ... enzymes are involved in drug interactions involving theophylline . CYP2D6 is responsible for the metabolism of many...

  3. Generic VS Brand name
    ... drugs (such as warfarin, quinidine, procainamide, theophylline , lithium, phenytoin, carbamazepine and valproic acid...

Rare Disorders board

  1. Can't Breathe! Help!
    ... inhaler, advair 250 (for awhile it was Advair 500), theophylline , allergy medicines, and Prilosec just in case it had...

  2. Head Pressure - CSF or IH?
    ... material, unlike many other online publications. theophylline and intravenous caffiene have been used as well. ...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Sleep Apnea and weight
    ... sleep apnea. Specifically caffeine, nicotine, or a theophylline allergy. Eliminate the stimulants, and sleep apnea...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. interactions with tegratol
    ... traceptives, phensuximide (Milontin), phenytoin (Dilantin), theophylline (Theo-Dur), tiagabine (Gabitril), topiramate (Topamax...

Dizziness / Vertigo board

  1. Does Anybody Get Vertigo Attacks?
    ... apnea but not as good as (yet another asthma drug) theophylline ! Apparently it is even better at curing apnea than...

Neuropathy board

  1. Supplements for the burning ?
    ... like Estrogens, many antibiotics, diuretics, INH, theophylline , penicillamine, Evista. Aussie :) . ...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) board

  1. tegretol(carbamazepine) carcinogenic?
    ... Adriamycin), felbamate (Felbatol), rifampin (Rifadin), and theophylline (Theo-Dur). The effectiveness of acetaminophen ... traceptives, phensuximide (Milontin), phenytoin (Dilantin), theophylline (Theo-Dur), tiagabine (Gabitril), topiramate (Topamax...

Weight Loss board

  1. So what are the best ways to speed up your metabolism?
    ... are all thermogenic (metabolic boosting): caffeine, theophylline , and *****romine...but if you want "natural", maybe...
    ... are all thermogenic (metabolic boosting): caffeine, theophylline , and *****romine...but if you want "natural", maybe...

  2. cutting gels...
    ... one or more of the following ingredients: caffeine, theophylline , aminophylline, theobromine, coleus, forskolin, kola...

  3. Anorex-Z...so far so good!
    ... but here goes "zotril" yerba mate- caffeine and theophylline (two xanthines) guarana- caffeine damiana- diuretic...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. gerd and heart palps chest pain
    ... gastro Doc gave me prevacid but it interefered with my theophylline for my asthma ( huge heart palps and racing) stopped...

  2. DON"T combine NEXIUM with ANTIBIOTICS-very dangerous
    ... Ketoconazole (Nizoral) Sucralfate (Carafate) Theophylline (Theo-Dur) Warfarin (Coumadin) Do not take Prevacid...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. What to do next?
    ... sympathomimetic medications (e.g., amphetamines) * theophylline s (e.g., aminophylline, oxtriphylline, theophylline...

  2. Quick question
    ... Sulfate) Ketoconazole (Nizoral) Sucralfate (Carafate) Theophylline (Theo-Dur) Warfarin (Coumadin) Synthroid reacts with...

  3. Synthyroid
    ... night time. How about celebrex, zoloft, avalide, theophylline , detrol? What a blessing this site is - thanks to...

Birth Control board

  1. what really interferes with pills?
    ... Blockers (Inderal) Corticosteroids (prednisone) Theophylline Tricyclic Antidepressants (Elavil, Pamelor)...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Yikes! No more green tea extract for me!
    ... of those Rexall's 315 mg. tea-caps? Do they mention theophylline ?...
    ... There is no mention on the label of caffeine or theophylline content. I imagine that if the healthful polyphenols ... though, it is entirely possible that the caffeine and theophylline content may be also. I read somewhere that the antioxidant...

  2. tea & bp
    ... chemically vvery similar alkaloids in the xanthine family, theophylline , the0bromine and caffeine. Theophylline (from the...

  3. Low Blood Pressure
    ... for responding to my thread. No other meds except Theophylline which is to help reduce the shortness of breath while...

  4. GERD & Lotrel....
    ... slouching) * Medications - Calcium channel blockers, theophylline (Tedral, Hydrophed, Marax, Bronchial, Quibron), nitrates...
    ... slouching) * Medications - Calcium channel blockers, theophylline (Tedral, Hydrophed, Marax, Bronchial, Quibron), nitrates...
    ... liver. * Medications - Calcium channel blockers, theophylline (Tedral, Hydrophed, Marax, Bronchial, Quibron), nitrates...

High Cholesterol board

  1. results
    ... phenytoin), methotrexate, cyclosporine, levodopa, theophylline , niacin, and cholestyramine. Having homocystinuria...

Immune Disorders board

  1. Capillary Leak Syndrome
    ... had CLS for almost 6 years now. I take 500 mg of theophylline twice a day. It seems to work for me though sometimes...
    ... of streiods along with Terbutaline 5 mg's 5xday and Theophylline 300 mgs 2xday. I know only take the steroids when ... every 4 months for them to test protine, albumin and Theophylline levels. So far Ive only had one mild cold and with...
    ... Hematology. They are the experts there! I take 500 mg of theophylline twice daily and it seems to work for me. Also my ... that's good news. The doctors at Mayo think that the theophylline somehow controls the protein. Are you on any medications...

  2. Capillary Leak Syndrome
    ... tests revealed that I had CLS. I have been taking theophylline to control the sydrome and thankfully have not had...
    ... finallyresponsed that I can relate to. I am also on Theophylline twice a day and I take Terbutaline 5 times a day....
    ... finallyresponsed that I can relate to. I am also on Theophylline twice a day and I take Terbutaline 5 times a day....
    ... wish I didn't have it! I only take the 300 mg of theophylline twice a day but I don't take terbutiline. I have...

Colds & Flu board

  1. Chronic Bronchitis
    ... out with Prednisone and then went to others he is on theophylline inhaler daily. It will not get any better. He is in...

Lyme Disease board

  1. Meds for Bartonella
    ... Interactions Coadministration may increase toxicity of theophylline , digoxin, ergotamine, carbamazepine, benzodiazepines...

Liver & Pancreas Disorders board

  1. Low bilirubins mean what?
    ... include vitamin C (ascorbic acid), phenobarbital, and theophylline (Elixophyllin). Caffeine, which can lower bilirubin...

Asthma board

  1. What does a spirometer measure

  2. Peak flow reading 320-acceptable?
    ... and have had asthma since age 6 months. My meds are Theophylline SR (sustained release) 400 mg every 12 hours, Symbicort...

  3. medication
    ... can i use meptin 50mcg BID & theophylline 300mg every 6hrs? im having nocturnal cough almost...

  4. Question about chest heaviness & coughing
    ... gradual but noticeable. I'm also on Spiriva inhaler and Theophylline time release tablets (400 mg every 12 hours.) ...
    ... gradual but noticeable. I'm also on Spiriva inhaler and Theophylline time release tablets (400 mg every 12 hours.) ...

  5. feeling alone with asthma
    ... Singulair one pill at night, Spiriva once a day, and Theophylline 300 mg twice a day. The other difference with me is...

  6. Theophylline - good or bad?
    ... Since you can't self-prescribe a way to monitor your theophylline levels, and going on and off other drugs can vastly ... Which is why a lot of people hate prescribing theophylline ; because it has to be monitored closely, and the therapeuti...
    ... The reason why theophylline is not so popular now is probably that there are many ... Long-acting Beta Agonist, has taken tha place of theophylline , because it works in a similar way with theophylline ... Have you ever tried them? If you continue to take theophylline , your blood level should be checked constantly. Hope...
    ... You should not be taking theophylline and not be seeing a doc. Theophylline levels need...

  7. If u are (or have ever) taken theophylline.......
    ... I used to take theophylline .. 1) At what age did u start taking it? ---- 14...
    ... Swimfast: I have noticed that u have only taken theophylline for 1 week in your whole life. I will have to take...

  8. asthma + heart palpitations ?s
    ... arythmias through medication such as albuterol and theophylline ....

  9. Question.
    ... mind that I was on continuous regular ventolin AND theophylline as well to open my airways. They REALLY overdid it...

  10. Theophyllene Question
    ... Theophylline is considered a nighttime drug because it is a long...

  11. PMS and Asthma
    ... asthma symptoms by bronchodialation? The basis for theophylline based drugs?...
    ... asthma symptoms by bronchodialation? The basis for theophylline based drugs? Some people get better with caffeine...
    ... do asthmatics get worse when taking the asthma drug theophylline then?!...

  12. so happy on advair
    ... never put on weight (this may be because I was put on theophylline too) but it also decreases muscle mass to a lesser...

  13. EIA and steroids
    ... Years ago, when I was just taking Theophylline , I would have my albuterol inhaler in my pocket at...
    ... Thats great news Monacks! Amazing to hear the theophylline never worked for your EIA (since its more related...

  14. Can an Asthma Medicine Cause Insomnia?
    ... The answer is likely no. Poor asthma control, theophylline , or any stimulant inhalers such as albuterol/ventolin...

  15. Advair?
    ... steroids but I used to be on regular ventolin, regular theophylline and very high dose steroids for the first 20 years...
    ... be on an inhaled steroid at a lowish dose than on theophylline , not a very nice drug, far more side effects and risk...
    ... Well I came off the theophylline stright away when a doctor found out I was still on ... He said I should have been off that 10 years ago. Theophylline can have an effect on the liver as it interferes with ... prescribed at near toxic doses! I didn't need the theophylline all my life either (I presume) becasue when I came...

  16. Mis-diagnosed?
    ... sure you know enough to tell your doc that you're on theophylline and that you should have your levels watched... some...

  17. I Have A Question ?? Help I Am So Upset!
    ... albuterol, terbutaline, ipratropium bromide, and theophylline . Inhaled medicines, which go directly into the lungs ... tests used to monitor pharmacological agents such as theophylline ," adds Steven Gutman, M.D., director of the division ... Radiological Health. "Although tests for measuring theophylline have been available for decades," he says, "there...

  18. Not doing well..again..
    ... staying there. Normally it's 450. I'm on Advair 500, theophylline , 10mg of prednisone, albuterol, atrovent, Nasonex...

  19. Severe asthma new here
    ... currently on multiple medications including; advair 500/50 theophylline 300 mg twice a day, pulmicort .5 mg in neb 3 times...
    ... enough improvement to discontinue the oral pred and theophylline use. I hate both, but particularly theophylline,...

  20. Lifetime asthmatic in trouble..please help.
    ... may not mix well with the theodur--I don't take any theophylline meds any more). Coughing is a good thing, although...

  21. What improves breathing at night? (pressure & tightness)
    ... If that happens the best medication is slow release theophylline which opens the airways for up to 16 hours....

  22. Q for Hotchick!
    ... noticed in a lot of your posts that you have taken theophylline before and did not like it at all. Can I ask u exactly...
    ... They put me on theophylline more than a year and a half ago. They were trying ... benefit. This was around the time they drew my first theophylline level. It was too low, not enough to be therapeutic ... and I basically felt like crap. All this time, my theophylline level was therapuetic. Finally, after four months ... controlling my asthma. After the failed effort of theophylline they tried a prednisone burst to control my asthma...
    ... So I guess ur saying theophylline is a great weight loss pill?!!! No seriously, I...
    ... I don't get a reaction to it like I did with the theophylline . The only reaction that I get of drinking excessive...
    ... just that the by-product of caffeine metabolism is theophylline not the other way around so u did have SOME amount ... of theophylline at some stage in your system. It might be an extreme ... reaction to me. 200mg at any time is not a lot of theophylline . I think you can take up to 400 mg at any one time...

  23. caught in a crash
    ... Advair 500/50, Prevacid 30 mg, proventil , zyrtec, theophylline 200 mg twice a day, an epipen for allergic reactions...
    ... Advair 500/50, Prevacid 30 mg, proventil , zyrtec, theophylline 200 mg twice a day, an epipen for allergic reactions...

  24. Uniphyllin
    ... I was only on theophylline for about six weeks. I started out on 300 mg once ... medication too quickly to benefit my lungs. Upped the theophylline to 200 mgs in the morning and 200 mgs at night. A...
    ... becterial infections in the winter). I was put on 400 mg theophylline daily (nightly actually) from age 5 or 6. I was at ... doctor was horrified to find out that I was still on theophylline . He said I should have been off that years ago. He ... I am just worried now about the 15 or so years of theophylline use, especially as I used to drink a lot of other...
    ... After you get within the therapeutic ranges for theophylline , the protocol to test your level is only once a year...

  25. Asthma research -- Mountain Dew
    ... Caffiene is a mild bronchodilator. That's why theophylline is still around because it is chemically related to...

  26. Wrin, can i have some advice please?
    ... scheme, but I know flixotide = flovent, theophyllin = theophylline , seretide = advair, singulair = singulair, and cetirizine ... were on Accolate. Are you making sure to have your Theophylline levels monitored regularly -- because that could be...
    ... wasn't worth it! Hi Bluebanana I used to take theophylline tablets for years (phyllocontin they were called)...
    ... compound. I wonder why they aren't worried about your theophylline levels....
    ... You say you are on the maximum dose possible for theophylline . Why then would the doctor think it wasn't worth it...
    ... developed a heart prob, which could be related to the theophylline and other meds :) , get results on friday so will...

  27. What medications are you on?
    ... ug) Ventolin 4 puffs (regularly, needed or not) theophylline (400mg) aminophylline for (flare-ups) oral steroids...
    ... Advair550/50 Pulmicort respules 3 times a day Allegra D Theophylline 300 mg twice a day singulair nasones astelin xopenex...

  28. Theophyllin and Potassium levels
    ... soon! I do understand the severe asthma part, but theophylline , for me, was a horrible drug......
    ... and skipped beats. Cramps would be a side-effect of theophylline but more so if you're on too much of it. Cramps would...
    ... I, too, am questioning the necessity of theophylline for ya'. Does it really help?? I hate that drug...

  29. anyone using theo-24
    ... :) I'm not on theophylline now, but I've used it before. There are several different ... side effects for theophylline , which is chemically related to caffiene. I would...

  30. side effects driving me crazy!
    ... To me, anything is better than theophylline ...ugh....
    ... Hotchic, what are your experiences with Theophylline ?...
    ... Theophylline is known colloquially as "the poison of asthmatics...
    ... My side effects with the theophylline ? We started me on 600 mgs qday. It made me sick ... I would rather be on 60 mgs of pred than 30 mgs of theophylline ... It is not uncommon for your doctor to add an inhaled...

  31. Med discontinuance-theophylline
    ... There are other brands of theophylline . This drug has been on the market for a while. Not ... asthmatics use it, but I still doubt that all of the theophylline brands are being discontinued. Where did you hear...
    ... the market (primatene tabs). I haven't been taking theophylline , though, so I'm not up to speed on it. I'm sorry...
    ... the moon with the shakes at times. I still get theophylline today and I have loved it from the beginning. I sleep...

  32. Long Term Side Effects of Drugs
    ... an overdose means some nasty cardiac side-effects. Theophylline (aminophylline) will not screw you up if you're taking...
    ... Theophylline is chemically related to caffeine. It's a different ... method of action, as I understand. Side effects from Theophylline often includes cardiac side-effects (in the way of...

  33. What medications is everyone taking?
    ... needed In hopes of getting off the prednisone I was on theophylline for a while but it was too hard on my heart and I...

  34. Where in the U.S. to move?
    ... is supposed to be good for asthma, but here I am on theophylline , accolate, albuterol inhaler and solution, serevent...

  35. Nebulizer
    ... are different, make sure they keep an eye on your theophylline levels for the first little while to make sure they...
    ... have another name? Thanks for the heads-up on the theophylline levels. I saw that in the literature. Overall, my...
    ... Pulmicort can also be called "budesonide". The theophylline thing .. well, they DO call theophylline the 'poison ... antibiotics -- the list of drugs that interact with theophylline (to either increase or decrease blood levels) is as...
    ... time soon. I also didn't know about the caffeine in theophylline . No wonder my heart is pumping when I'm trying to...
    ... doesn't work better. There isn't really caffeine 'in' theophylline -- caffeine is a molecule closely related to theophylline ... few drugs that have varying amounts of real, live theophylline in them. Theo-dur is one of the stronger ones. Aminophyllin...

  36. Side effect of asthma meds
    ... Yes, theophylline 's in the package too. I take Advair 500, extra Flovent ... for good measure, theophylline , Ventolin and/or Bricanyl ... and prednisone most...

  37. advair and weight gain
    ... several years I took a combination of Flovent and Theophylline , but last year my doctor recommended 250/50 Advair ... . She said that Theophylline is potentially harmful for people as they get older...

  38. Teens and Asthma
    ... spinner", which made me choke...I also had to take theophylline , which gave me the jitters and made it hard to sleep...

  39. Sick of Being Sick!!!
    ... a day), Hycomine Syrup, and most recently Uniphyl ( theophylline ). None of these seem to help, and at this point I...

  40. Hello! I'm new here...
    ... hospital, and have only visited a couple of times! I take Theophylline 900mgs per day, and use albuterol, Serevent and Pulmicort...

  41. Bed time-hard to breath
    ... associated with other pill form asthma drugs ie: theodur, theophylline ). I also take Servent inhaler 2 puffs twice a day...

Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD board

  1. Copd?
    ... Is Theodure the same as Theophylline ? This is the generic name that it shows for my Theo...


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