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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
Asthma
120
88%
COPD & Emphysema
98
87%
Environmental Allergies
1
100%
Families of Prisoners
1
100%
Overall, 87% (220 Members) find Theophylline helpful
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Theophylline Reviews

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did help, took it for about a year and a half and then my Dr. stopped giving it to me
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Horrible side effects! I take only during exacerbation.
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Had bad red rash. Stopped treatment.
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had it in a drip form in hospital , really helped but made me unable to sleep
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Took that as child. I can remember being extremely hyper active whle on this medication. Also made me have bad dreams.
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have used this med when I first got asthma
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was releasewd due to controlled asthma.
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Bedtime as needed. Helpful but can only take part of a tablet
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I wish I could get this more often.
Working / Worked
wonderful helpful drug.
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Discussions

  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........... http://www.dailystrength.org/c/COPD_Emphysema... [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]