Aminophylline
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Aminophylline?

(am in OFF i lin)

• This medicine is used to treat breathing problems.

• This medicine is used to treat premature infants who stop breathing for short periods of time.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Wear disease medical alert identification.

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Limit caffeine (for example, tea, coffee, cola) and chocolate intake. Use with this medicine may cause nervousness, shakiness, and fast heartbeat.

• If you stop smoking, talk with healthcare provider. Amount of medicine you take may change.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Nervous and excitable.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals,...

 
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