Is Uniphyllin the same as theophylline?

Uniphyllin continus prolonged-release tablets contain the active ingredient theophylline. Theophylline is a type of medicine called a xanthine bronchodilator. It is used to open the airways.

Is Phyllocontin being discontinued?

Phyllocontin Continus 225mg and Phyllocontin Forte Continus 350mg modified-release tablets (aminophylline), used to treat and prevent bronchospasm in asthma and COPD, are being discontinued.

Does theophylline come in liquid form?

Theophylline is given by mouth in the form of a tablet or liquid, with or without food. It may also be administered by your veterinarian in hospital in the form of an injection.

Is Theo dur discontinued?

The Theo-Dur brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available.

What is Uniphyllin used for?

These tablets are used to treat asthma, long-term breathing difficulties such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic bronchitis, and are sometimes used to treat heart failure. They contain the active ingredient theophylline which belongs to a group of medicines called bronchodilators.

What type of drug is Uniphyllin?

About theophylline

Type of medicine Xanthine bronchodilator
Used for Lung-related problems such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); sometimes used to treat heart failure
Also called Nuelin SA®; Slo-Phyllin®; Uniphyllin Continus®
Available as Modified-release tablets and capsules

What is the alternative to Phyllocontin?

If you’ve been prescribed Phyllocontin® for your asthma, your GP or asthma nurse will contact you about your options, which may include switching to Uniphyllin Continus which are alternative theophylline tablets.

How long does it take Uniphyllin to work?

Uniphyllin Continus tablets are designed to work properly over 12 hours. If a tablet is broken, crushed or chewed the entire 12-hour dose may be absorbed rapidly into your body.

Is theophylline still used for asthma?

Theophylline is still one of the most widely prescribed drugs for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) worldwide, because it is inexpensive and widely available.

Is theophylline used for asthma?

Theophylline is used to prevent and treat wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness caused by asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung diseases.

Is theophylline still used for COPD?

Theophylline has been used in the treatment of chronic obstructive airway diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), for more than 70 years. It is still widely prescribed worldwide, because it is inexpensive.

Where can I buy syrup bottles?

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How many milligrams of theophylline are in uniphyllin Continus?

UNIPHYLLIN CONTINUS 200 mg, 300 mg and 400 mg prolonged release tablets 2. Qualitative and quantitative composition Each 200 mg prolonged-release tablet contains 200 mg theophylline as 220 mg theophylline monohydrate.

What type of bottle should I order for my maple syrup?

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Is uniphyllin Continus safe for children?

UNIPHYLLIN CONTINUS tablets are indicated for use in adults and children aged 6 years and above. Theophylline should not be used as first drug of choice in the treatment of asthma in children.