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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Theodur (Overview)

Theo-Dur is a methylxanthine agent which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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Whats theophylline or theo-dur?

Whats theophylline or theo-dur?

Methylxanthine: This class of drugs is called methylxanthines and are typically given today as oral pills. They may improve the contractions of the diaphragm and also improve a patients response to bronchodilators like albuterol. Side effects can include nausea, vomiting, tremor and fast heart rate. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
4 doctors shared insights

Theodur (Overview)

Theo-Dur is a methylxanthine agent which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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Whats theophylline or theo-dur?

Methylxanthine: This class of drugs is called methylxanthines and are typically given today as oral pills. They may improve the contractions of the diaphragm and also improve a patients response to bronchodilators like albuterol. Side effects can include nausea, vomiting, tremor and fast heart rate. ...Read more

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Does the doctor give you theophylline or theo-dur?

Does the doctor give you theophylline or theo-dur?

Either: Theo-dur is a brand name (among several) for theophylline. It's the same thing. ...Read more

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What tests are done to determine if theur id heart damage?

What tests are done to determine if theur id heart damage?

Heart attack: Many test choices. Echo shows structure and function. Angio shows blood vessels. Nuclear shows perfusion. They all show additional things too and there are other tests too. ...Read more

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Why do some people with a hole in theur heart live a normal life?

Why do some people with a hole in theur heart live a normal life?

Septal defects: Atrial and ventricular septal defects can be quite small. If one is present and is not shunting significant amounts of blood, then a normal quality of life is possible. ...Read more

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Last year i was diagnosed with fibromyalgia.I experienced a horrible pain then.Drs. Gave me effexor& lyrica75mg 1pill.Pain 90%gone but now comes back?

Last year i was diagnosed with fibromyalgia.I experienced a horrible pain then.Drs. Gave me effexor& lyrica75mg 1pill.Pain 90%gone but now comes back?

Body and mind: Lyrica (pregabalin) is fda indicated for fibromyalgia, so it appears to have helped. With any chronic pain disorder depression can set in, so Effexor may have helped with this component. Biofeedback could help additionally as a true mind-body treatment. ...Read more

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Canu get c-deficile again,itwas inmy stomach thedr said from a antibiotic. after Surgery.I had started throwing up andthe runslikewater withbad oder.w?

Canu get c-deficile again,itwas inmy stomach thedr said from a antibiotic. after Surgery.I had started throwing up andthe runslikewater withbad oder.w?

Yes: C. Diff is very hard to eradicate. Add probiotics and don't stop for many month, yogurt with probiotics. And talk to your doctor for further treatment. Most people don't treat unless you have diarrhea, so if diarrhea is back then see your doctor. Wash your hands and everyone around you with soap and water NOT alcohol based sanitizers ...Read more

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