TITLE

theophylline

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2169
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "theophylline" is presented. It's a whitecrystalline powder which acts as a drug in asthma. It's characterized by a narrow therapeutic index, and toxicity to this agent, marked by gastrointestinal upset, tremor, cardiac arrhythmias, and other complications. It is said to be common drug in clinical practices.
ACCESSION #
21248374

 

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