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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Conclusions: Injection of aminophylline at emergence time led to significant increase in BIS and shortening recovery time from anesthesia.
Intravenous aminophylline was administered as loading dose of 5mg/kg followed by 2mg/kg TDS as maintenance dose, initiated 12hrs after the loading dose.
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.
Intravenous aminophylline does appear to be clinically beneficial for children with severe exacerbations, defined as an FE[V.
Some researchers have raised concerns about the long-term effect of circulating aminophylline if it is truly absorbed by the skin.
Bruce Frome, who is involved in licensing the creams, women have high levels of a fat-conserving enzyme in their thighs and breasts, and aminophylline blocks this enzyme.
Mr Whalley, from St Helens, went into hospital with the lung condition COPD in November 2011 and was prescribed two doses of aminophylline to stop him from wheezing.
The night before surgery, the patient received methylprednisolone, after which he again developed bronchospasm and was treated with aminophylline.
The botanically based Svelte differs from many mass market entries in that it has neither aminophylline nor theophylline, another compound classified as a drug by the FDA.
of the Louisiana State University Pennington Biomedical Research Center concluded 2% aminophylline cream applied topically causes regional fat loss from the thighs of the women he studied.
The clinical algorithim found on page 210 is not in keeping with recent NIH guidelines, which stress the use of inhaled [beta]-agonists in place of aminophylline.
The study concluded that neither aminophylline creams nor endermologie is effective in the treatment of cellulite.