The effect of theophylline on acetic acid induced ulcerative colitis in rats.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Ulcerative colitis is a relapsing inflammatory disorder of the colon. There is a need to explore the new treatments for this disorder. Theophylline, a competitive inhibitor of phosphodiesterase, is shown to have anti-inflammatory properties. However, the effect of theophylline on ulcerative colitis has not yet been investigated. The present study… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biopha.2017.03.038

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