aminophylline


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aminophylline

[ə‚mē·nō′fī‚lēn]
(pharmacology)
C16H24N10O4 A drug in the form of white or slightly yellowish, water-soluble granules or powder, used as a smooth-muscle relaxant, myocardial stimulant, and diuretic.
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The continuation of maintenance oral theophylline appears reasonable, but the use of intravenous aminophylline has no therapeutic benefit, is associated with increased adverse events, and should be removed from the guideline.
A short trip was made to the nearest small town where a clinic doctor who handles camp problems prescribed aminophylline elixir, a drug which dilates the air passages making it easier for an asthmatic to breathe.
The damages were awarded to a two-year-old boy who suffered severe mental impairment as a result of the administration of a drug, aminophylline, manufactured by Wyeth.
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But the former Liverpool ECHO worker died after he was given a whole day's dosage of aminophylline in just 20 minutes by Maryann Sanchez.
Adjunct pharmacological (non-radioactive) are agents commonly used alongside radiopharmaceuticals such as dipyridamole, adenosine, regadenoson, dobutamine (used for stress imaging), aminophylline (antidote used to reverse stress agents), and sincalide (used to empty gallbladder hepatobiliary imaging).
Intravenous aminophylline is the only theophylline recommended in acute asthma.
The night before surgery, the patient received methylprednisolone, after which he again developed bronchospasm and was treated with aminophylline.
Aminophylline has been tried unsuccessfully by aerosol with asthmatic subjects.
The methylxanthines theophylline and aminophylline are now reserved only for some patients with severe COPD; these drugs are not as effective as inhaled preparations but may be considered and added to therapy to achieve better control.
6) Emergency medications Aminophylline Cimetidine and/or ranitidine Dantrolene May not be available in developing countries.
Postexposure aminophylline therapy (54) and intratracheal administration of dibutyryl cAMP (which inhibits pulmonary endothelial or epithelial cell contraction and arachidonic acid production) have been shown to be protective against phosgene-induced pulmonary edema (50).