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oxtriphylline[oks-trif ´ ĭ-lēn]
oxtriphylline/ox·triph·yl·line/ (oks-trif´ĭ-lēn) the choline salt of theophylline, used chiefly as 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.
see choline theophyllinate.