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  • Theophylline
    Theophylline is a prescription medication licensed to treat airway spasms in people with asthma or COPD. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at theophylline and its uses, effects, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Theophylline and Breastfeeding
    While theophylline passes through breast milk, it is generally considered safe to use while breastfeeding. This eMedTV article offers more information on theophylline and breastfeeding, and describes the possible side effects that may occur.
  • Theophylline and Pregnancy
    Theophylline may potentially be unsafe to take during pregnancy. This eMedTV resource describes the side effects that were seen in animal studies involving theophylline and pregnancy and explains what to do if you become pregnant while on the drug.
  • Theophylline Capsules
    This selection from the eMedTV archives provides an overview of theophylline capsules, including how this medication works and why it should be taken on an empty stomach. There is also a brief look at side effects and the other available forms.
  • Theophylline Dangers
    Some people only experience mild reactions to theophylline; dangerous reactions, however, are possible. This eMedTV segment describes potentially serious side effects seen with this medicine and explains who may have a higher risk of problems.
  • Theophylline Dosage
    Your theophylline dosage is prescribed based on factors like the specific form of theophylline and your age. This eMedTV page offers more information on dosing with theophylline, including an explanation of how your doctor may determine your dosing.
  • Theophylline Drug Information
    This eMedTV selection offers some basic information on theophylline, a drug that can be used to treat airway spasms in adults and children with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Theophylline Drug Interactions
    A number of drugs can potentially interact with theophylline, including lithium, rifampin, and verapamil. This eMedTV segment lists other drugs that may cause theophylline drug interactions and explains what effects may occur if you mix these drugs.
  • Theophylline for Asthma
    As a prescription asthma medication, theophylline allows more air to get into and through the lungs. This eMedTV selection gives an explanation of how the drug works for asthma and provides a link to a more complete overview of theophylline.
  • Theophylline for COPD
    As this eMedTV page explains, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is one of the conditions that can be treated with theophylline. This article explains why theophylline is used for COPD and other conditions that cause airway spasms.
  • Theophylline Indications
    As this eMedTV segment explains, theophylline is used for the treatment of airway spasms, which are commonly found in people with asthma or COPD. This article covers the indications for theophylline in more detail and provides a link to more information.
  • Theophylline Medication Information
    This eMedTV resource provides important information on theophylline, a medication used in the treatment of bronchospasm associated with certain conditions. It discusses how it works, the different forms, and what to tell the doctor prescribing it.
  • Theophylline Oral
    This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of the oral drug theophylline, which is used in the treatment of asthma and COPD. This article explains how this medication works, when and how to take it, and possible side effects to be aware of.
  • Theophylline Overdose
    Vomiting and shakiness are among the possible signs of a theophylline overdose. This eMedTV page lists other potential symptoms of a theophylline overdose and explains what treatment options are available for an overdose on theophylline.
  • Theophylline Risks
    As this eMedTV page explains, although most people do not experience problems during treatment, there are some risks with theophylline to be aware of. These include the possibility of side effects and medical situations that the drug can make worse.
  • Theophylline Safety
    In general, theophylline should not be taken by people with ulcers, seizures, or an irregular heart rhythm. This eMedTV article looks at some of the concerns surrounding the safe use of theophylline and provides a link to more information.
  • Theophylline Side Effects
    Common side effects of theophylline may include vomiting, headaches, nausea, and insomnia. This eMedTV article explains that while most side effects are easily treated, certain side effects (such as seizures) should be reported to a doctor.
  • Theophylline Strengths
    There are many different forms of theophylline, and the strength your doctor recommends will vary. This eMedTV resource discusses the factors that will affect your dose and includes a link to more detailed information on theophylline dosing.
  • Theophylline Tablets
    In general, people are advised to take theophylline tablets on an empty stomach. This eMedTV Web page explains why and describes what this medication is used for and how it works. A link to more information on theophylline is also included.
  • Theophylline Uses
    Theophylline is used for treating airway spasms in adults and children with asthma or COPD. This part of the eMedTV archives further explains how the medication works and lists some common "off-label" theophylline uses.
  • Theophylline Warnings and Precautions
    Theophylline may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV article discusses other theophylline warnings and precautions, such as the safety of taking theophylline while breastfeeding and people who shouldn't take the medicine.
  • Tudora
    As this eMedTV article explains, people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may benefit from Tudorza. This page discusses what this drug is used for, lists potential side effects, and more. Tudora is a common misspelling of Tudorza.
  • Tudorza
    Available by prescription only, Tudorza is a medicine inhaled into the lungs to prevent airway spasms. This eMedTV article contains a detailed overview of this drug, including topics such as how it works, how to use it, side effects, and more.
  • Tudorza and Breastfeeding
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, it is unknown whether women can safely use Tudorza (aclidinium) while breastfeeding. This page examines whether this drug passes through breast milk and what you should discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Tudorza and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV selection examines the safety issues associated with using Tudorza (aclidinium) during pregnancy, including details on what happened when the medication was given to pregnant animals. It also discusses what your doctor may recommend.
  • Tudorza Dosage
    Tudorza is used twice daily to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This article from the eMedTV Web library takes a closer look at Tudorza dosing instructions, including tips on how to use it properly and why you may not taste the medication.
  • Tudorza Drug Interactions
    Combining certain drugs with Tudorza may result in side effects or other complications. This part of the eMedTV Web library offers a detailed list of the products that may cause drug interactions with Tudorza and describes the problems that may occur.
  • Tudorza Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may benefit from Tudorza. More information on this medication is included in this article, including details on how it works, dosing instructions, and side effects.
  • Tudorza Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that shakiness and confusion could occur if you overdose on Tudorza (aclidinium). This article explains what to do if you believe you have used too much of this drug. It also includes details on how the effects might be treated.
  • Tudorza Side Effects
    People who use Tudorza may experience coughing, headaches, or common cold symptoms. This eMedTV Web page features a detailed look at various side effects a person might develop with Tudorza, including complications that require prompt medical care.
  • Tudorza Uses
    By opening up the airways, Tudorza improves breathing in adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This eMedTV page contains specific details on approved uses for Tudorza, including information on how this drug works to control airway spasms.
  • Tudorza Warnings and Precautions
    If you use Tudorza, you should be aware that this drug can make certain medical conditions worse. This eMedTV page discusses possible warnings and precautions with Tudorza and explains why this product may not be the best choice for some people.
  • Turbutaline and Pregnancy
    Terbutaline is considered safe to use during pregnancy. As this eMedTV page explains, animal studies on terbutaline and pregnancy did not show any problems to the fetus. Turbutaline and pregnancy is a common misspelling of terbutaline and pregnancy.
  • What Are Fluticasone Inhalers Used For?
    What is fluticasone used for? This eMedTV resource explains that the fluticasone inhaler is used for preventing asthma attacks. One "off-label" use of the medication is the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • What Is Bromelain Used For?
    As this eMedTV article explains, bromelain is used for treating or preventing several conditions, such as arthritis, blood clots, and cancer. This page further describes the uses of the supplement and explains why more research is necessary.
  • What Is Bromelain?
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, bromelain is a type of enzyme that may have several medicinal effects. This resource further explains what bromelain is, how it may work, and whether it is effective for various uses.
  • What Is COPD?
    This eMedTV page explains that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease in which the lungs are damaged and it becomes difficult to breathe. This page further discusses what COPD is, including possible symptoms and prevention tips.
  • What Is Fluticasone and Salmeterol Used For?
    What is fluticasone and salmeterol used for? This eMedTV page explains that fluticasone and salmeterol is used to prevent airways spasms due to asthma and to treat these spasms in people with COPD. This article also covers the drug's uses in children.
  • What Is Ipratropium Bromide Inhalation Solution Used For?
    As this part of the eMedTV library explains, ipratropium bromide inhalation solution uses include treating the symptoms of certain lung conditions, such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. This page also discusses an off-label use of the medicine.
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