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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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. Jeffrey Wint
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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Trying to figure out what happened.Did the doctor give my preemie theophylline or theo-dur?

Trying to figure out what happened.Did the doctor give my preemie theophylline or theo-dur?

Theophylline: Theophylline and caffeine are two "stimulant" medications that a neonatologist may use to improve the breathing pattern in a premi with apnea. Theo-dur is the name of the same drug packaged and used as an oral medication for older kid or adult asthma. It is seldom used today since their are alternative meds with fewer side effects. ...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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Having so much trouble withgerd, now thedr. Whants another CT of abdominal . Why is this beingdone, when itis a GERD problem.

Having so much trouble withgerd, now thedr. Whants another CT of abdominal . Why is this beingdone, when itis a GERD problem.

The CT is being done: To rule out other problems you might have, it could be your pancreas, spleen, liver, gall bladder, biliary system. I hope they are doing the ct with and without contrast. I also hope you had endoscopy. ...Read more

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Recently began havin hand tremors bad enough typing is hard.No seizure history.fallin a lot recently tho.Dr seems unconcerned.should I get 2nd opinion?

Recently began havin hand tremors bad enough typing is hard.No seizure history.fallin a lot recently tho.Dr seems unconcerned.should I get 2nd opinion?

Tremors: The tremors may be related to medications. Difficulty typing and falling suggests that the medication dosage(s) should be adjusted or the cause and a treatment for the tremors should be initiated. Frequents falls can lead to injury to the spine, spinal cord, and nerves when there is degenerative disc disease. See a neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My eyes are often itching & i feel like rubbing them.Due to sweating or dust or any random reason.Some natural remedy please.Thank you in advance?

My eyes are often itching & i feel like rubbing them.Due to sweating or dust or any random reason.Some natural remedy please.Thank you in advance?

Eye itching: May be dry eyes from dusts or allergies. Cosinier Systane an eye lubiricant , get one that has no preservatives (over the counter) , adn is in individual vials so will not get contaminated. May have allergies and need one zyrtec (cetirizine) a day or antihistamine eye drops like equate antihistamine eye drops if due to environmental allergies. F/u w/ allergist ...Read more

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