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Brand Name: Theo
Theo-24 is a bronchodilator that works by relaxing muscles in the chest and lungs making the lungs less allergic to allergens and other bronchospasm causes. It is used for curing symptoms including shortness of breath or wheezing caused by emphysema, bronchitis, asthma and other breathing problems. Also called Dimethylxanthine, it is a methylxanthine drug used in therapy for respiratory diseases like asthma and COPD under a variety of trade names. As a member of Xanthine family, Theo-24 bears pharmacological and structural similarity to caffeine. It works in airways by opening air passages to enhance breathing, decreasing lungs' response to irritants and relaxing muscles. Controlling symptoms of breathing problems can decrease time lost from work or school.
Doses of Theo :
  • You can follow the directions on the prescription label. Don’t take Theo-24 in smaller or larger amounts and not for longer than prescribed.
  • Your pharmacist might occasionally change the dose to ensure you get best results.
  • You shouldn’t use this medicine for curing bronchospasm or asthma attack; use just fast acting inhalation medicine.
  • Your dosage needs might change if you are sick or if your pharmacist changes your type, brand or strength of this drug.
  • Theophylline can be taken with full glass of water; don’t open, break, chew or crush the extended release capsule or tablet, swallow it whole.
  • The liquid form of Theo-24 must be measured with a special dose measuring cup or spoon; don’t stop or start smoking without informing the doctor.
  • Missed dose can be taken once you remember; nevertheless don’t take additional dose to make up the missed one.
  • In case of overdose, get emergency medical help; symptoms might include life threatening forms of side effects.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature away from light, heat and moisture.