Antasthman

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Antasthman

 

a Czechoslovakian medicinal preparation of the group of spasmolytic agents, containing theophylline, caffeine, aminopyrine, acetophenetidin, ephedrine hydrochloride, phenobarbital, belledonna extract, and powdered lobelia leaves. It is used internally in tablet form for the treatment and prevention of bronchial asthma attacks.

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