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Uniphyl an oral bronchodilator medication is given to treat symptoms of asthma chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The active ingredient of Uniphyl theophylline is a chemical cousin of caffeine. It opens the airways by relaxing the smooth muscle that circles the tubes and blood vessels in the lungs.

ADULTS

Theo-Dur Extended Release Tablets

The usual initial dose is 1 Uniphyl 150-milligram tablet every 12 hours. If this is not effective your doctor will gradually increase the dose until you respond up to a maximum of 600 milligrams per day. Once you have adjusted to the medication your doctor may be able to put you on a once-a-day dose schedule.

CHILDREN AGED 6 to 16

UniphylExtended Release Tablets

Maximum regular daily dosages are calculated by body weight as follows.

Less than 99 pounds--20 milligrams per 2.2 pounds up to a maximum of 600 milligrams

99 pounds or more--600 milligrams.

Older adults are more likely than younger people to be seriously affected by Uniphyl. Anyone over age 60 should not take more than 400 milligrams a day except in special circumstances.
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Uniphyl

Brand Name Prescription Drug

Pronounced: U-nee-fill

Generic name: Theophylline
Other brand names: Quibron-T/SR Slo-bid T-Phyl Theo-24 Theochron Uni-Dur
Uniphyl an oral bronchodilator medication is given to treat symptoms of asthma chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The active ingredient of Uniphyl theophylline is a chemical cousin of caffeine. It opens the airways by relaxing the smooth muscle that circles the tubes and blood vessels in the lungs.

ADULTS

Theo-Dur Extended Release Tablets

The usual initial dose is 1 Uniphyl 150-milligram tablet every 12 hours. If this is not effective your doctor will gradually increase the dose until you respond up to a maximum of 600 milligrams per day. Once you have adjusted to the medication your doctor may be able to put you on a once-a-day dose schedule.

CHILDREN AGED 6 to 16

UniphylExtended Release Tablets

Maximum regular daily dosages are calculated by body weight as follows.

Less than 99 pounds--20 milligrams per 2.2 pounds up to a maximum of 600 milligrams

99 pounds or more--600 milligrams.

Older adults are more likely than younger people to be seriously affected by Uniphyl. Anyone over age 60 should not take more than 400 milligrams a day except in special circumstances.

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