oxtriphylline

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oxtriphylline

 [oks-trif……´……ĭ-lēn]
the choline salt of theophylline, used as a bronchodilator.

oxtriphylline

/ox·triph·yl·line/ (oks-trif´ĭ-lēn) the choline salt of theophylline, used chiefly as a bronchodilator.

oxtriphylline

[oks′trəfil′ēn]
a bronchodilator.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of bronchial asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug or other xanthine derivatives prohibits its use. It is used with caution in patients with ulcer or coronary disease for whom cardiac stimulation might be harmful.
adverse effects Among the more common adverse effects are GI distress, palpitations, nervousness, and insomnia.

oxtriphylline (ok´strifil´ēn),

n brand names: Choledyl, Choledyl SA;
drug class: choline salt of theophylline, a bronchodilator;
action: relaxes smooth muscle of respiratory system by blocking phosphodiesterase;
uses: acute bronchial asthma, reversible bronchospasm in chronic bronchitis and COPD.

oxtriphylline

see choline theophyllinate.