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(also known as Theo-dur, Theo 24, Uniphyll)
Theophylline is a methylxanthine drug used in therapy for respiratory diseases such as COPD or asthma. As a member of the xanthine family, it bears structural and pharmacological similarity to caffeine. more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
COPD & Emphysema
Environmental Allergies
Families of Prisoners
Overall, 87% (228 Members) find Theophylline helpful

Theophylline Reviews

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I was on this for many years, but I don't know how effective it really is. My asthma was very severe, and I would have the jitters a lot while I was on it.
Somewhat Helpful
however I am taking it 3 times a day
Somewhat Helpful
Thinking about going back on to get some relief.
Somewhat Helpful
I don't know, I have taken it for two years now. Not sure what it's doing to tell the truth
Somewhat Helpful
Currently take it with Zyflo
Somewhat Helpful
i just started on it not to long ago. but concidering all that i take i think all of it combined is helping some what
Somewhat Helpful
When I used this thirty years ago, it seemed to work okay. It tended to make me jittery.
Somewhat Helpful
Not taking any more. Was on it for 2-3 years 12-15 years ago. Made me shake, and did help me breath a bit.
Somewhat Helpful
300 mg twice daily
Too Soon To Tell
I think I had a theophylline poisoning, vomiting for 3 days and nights. Before that I had had frequent severe headaches which I took for a new presentation of my former migraines. All disappeared when I stopped taking theophylline.
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  1. Discussion: Theophylline
    Used theophylline for years along with Advair, Spriva and Ventolin. The combination worked well for me until my double lung transplant one month ago. ... [More]
  2. Discussion: Theophylline
    How embarrassing! I went to look up more on Theophylline and it is primarily used as a bronchodilator for dogs and cats!!! No, I don't want to hear... [More]
  3. Discussion: Theophylline
    I'm curious as to whether anyone here takes Theophylline for their COPD. It was listed among common meds for COPD and is supposed to relax the airway... [More]
  4. Discussion: theo,24.
    Maddie..I stumpled across this old post (from 2009) when I searched for this med on Google........... [More]
  5. Discussion: theo,24.
    ive been taking theo for years for copd.would this med be considered an inflamatoy med.used for inflamation.thanks.ilove yall.mj. [More]