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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...

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...

Please tell me, could I take theophylline and singular together?

D/W your doctor. No drug interactions were noted on Drugs.Com drug interaction checker – but that is not a guarantee that an interaction could not occur. (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=2177-0,1654-1024) Read more...
Yes. if recommended by your doctor. Mechanism of action is different. Theophylline is a phosphodiesterase inhibitor hence function as a bronchodilator while Singulair (montelukast) is a leukotriene inhibitor decreasing immune reaction. Read more...
Yes. but theophyllin is rarely used for asthma as there are newer medications that are better choices. Read more...

Would it be safe for theophylline and donepezil to interact with one another?

Avoid combination. Both drugs may interfere with the metabolism of the other, and the combination could potentially create both blood pressure and cardiovascular complications. Not sure why an individual might be taking a drug for asthma and alzheimer's in this fashion, but need to spend some time with your doctor and get this explained. Read more...

What is the recommended adult dose of elixophyllin, (theophylline) a drug used to treat asthma?

Not a simple answer. dosing of elixophyllin (theophylline) is determined by your age, weight, severity of condition and other factors. To answer this question, these factors must be evaluated. Good Luck. Read more...

Can you tell me if I could take theophylline and singular together?

Singulair (montelukast) and theoph. depends on whether your doctor has prescribed them together. There is normally not a significant interaction between the two. Read more...