[Effect of slow-release theophylline on airway inflammation in bronchial asthma].

Theophylline has been used as a bronchodilator in acute and chronic asthma management but recent evidences suggest that it has anti-inflammatory effects. Therefore, we investigated the therapeutic effect of slow-release theophylline in mild to moderate asthmatic patients. Symptomatic 19 patients with mild asthma who were treated with inhaled beta 2-agonist… CONTINUE READING