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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% (215 Members) find Theophylline helpful

Theophylline Reviews

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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.
Somewhat Helpful
I don't know, I have taken it for two years now. Not sure what it's doing to tell the truth
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  1. Discussion: Have anyone tried any of this stuff for their COPD
    I take theophylline, 200 mg's once a day, its a very old treatment my Dr. explained, they use to give it in much larger doses, but it caused a lot of ... [More]
  2. Advice: Help controlling my asthma
    xopenex is similar to albuterol but will not affect the heart. There are a dozen inhalers similar to flovent, I take Advair and Qvar. The oral medicat... [More]
  3. Discussion: My last post for Breakups and Divorce
    Best of Luck Theo! [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]