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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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Somewhat Helpful
Took this as a young child. I don't think it is all that great.
Somewhat Helpful
Made me jittery I am not a fan.
Somewhat Helpful
Don't see any changes. Been on it for three years.
Somewhat Helpful
Helps my lungs feel stronger.
Somewhat Helpful
have always taken in, really don't know if it helps.
Somewhat Helpful
Had RX for it once; wasn't sure what it was supposed to do for COPD/emphysema.
Somewhat Helpful
not much difference
Somewhat Helpful
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.
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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]