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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From weeks 9 through 20, rats in the Control and Model groups were intragastrically given normal saline (2 ml/animal, b.i.d) and Shu-Fei Tie placebo (2 times/ week); Bufei Yishen granules (4.44g/kg-d, b.i.d) and Shu-Fei Tie placebo were given to the BY group; normal saline and Shu-Fei Tie were given to the AS group; Bufei Yishen granules (4.44 g/kg-d, b.i.d) and Shu-Fei Tie were given to the BY + AS group, and aminophylline (2.3 mg/kg-d, b.i.d) and Shu-Fei Tie placebo were given to the APL group.
The study subjects were randomized to receive either Drug A (Aminophylline, n=20) or Drug B (Caffeine, n=20).
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.
TABLE Theophylline use in asthma Adults Children Acute No added benefit to 24 hours of IV Treatment corticosteroids and aminophylline improves beta-agonist therapy; symptom scores without increased GI and cardiac reducing LOS or side effects.
Other obesity researchers point to the short-term (24-hour) results from applying aminophylline, indicating interstitial fluids are temporarily displaced allowing for a "less watery" thigh for a day or two.
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.
After skin closure aminophylline 4mg/ kg was given to Group A and an equivalent volume of normal saline to Group P.
Skin Zone contains aminophylline and alpha-hydroxy acids.
Aminophylline, a prescription asthma drug, is the controversial new ingredient in the much-lauded thigh cream.
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. Quite a few of the diagrams detailing pathophysiologic mechanisms were not useful in the context of the diagnostic and therapeutic information presented.