Description

Aminophylline is a soluble derivative of theophylline and is given for its theophylline activity. Aminophylline relaxes smooth muscle and relieves bronchial spasm. It stimulates the myocardium and reduces venous pressure in congestive heart failure, leading to a marked increase in cardiac output.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Aminophylline
R Respiratory system → R03 Drugs for obstructive airway diseases → R03D Other systemic drugs for obstructive airway diseases → R03DA Xanthines

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