Aminophylin Injection

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  • Contains / Salt: Aminophylline

Aminophylin Information

Aminophylin, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. It is primarily used for the treatment of COPD. Aminophylin also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Aminophylin. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Aminophylin side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Aminophylin normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Aminophylin is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Aminophylin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Kidney Disease must refrain from the use of Aminophylin since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Aminophylin have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Aminophylin have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Aminophylin is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Aminophylin Benefits & Uses

Aminophylin is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Aminophylin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 6 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: once only
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Given in acute condition, For maintenance therapy of asthma or COPD should use oral dosage
Geriatric
  • Disease: COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 6 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: once only
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Given in acute condition, For maintenance therapy of asthma or COPD should use oral dosage
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 6 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: once only
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Given in acute condition, For maintenance therapy of asthma or COPD should use oral dosage

Aminophylin Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Aminophylin safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Aminophylin. If you are pregnant, do not take Aminophylin without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Aminophylin safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Aminophylin. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Aminophylin on the Kidneys?


    Aminophylin may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Aminophylin on the Liver?


    Aminophylin is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Aminophylin on the Heart?


    You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Aminophylin. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate


Severe Interaction of Aminophylin with Other Drugs

Aminophylin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate

Mild



Aminophylin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Aminophylin unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Aminophylin

  • Is this Aminophylin habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Aminophylin has not been reported.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Aminophylin. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Aminophylin only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Aminophylin is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Aminophylin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Aminophylin


    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Aminophylin, due to a lack of research on this.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Aminophylin


    Taking alcohol with Aminophylin can be dangerous.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1351

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 227

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Theophylline (theophylline)

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