The pharmacologic stability of 35-year old theophylline

  title={The pharmacologic stability of 35-year old theophylline},
  author={R. Regenthal and D. Stefanovi{\'c} and T. Albert and H. Trauer and T. Wolf},
  journal={Human and Experimental Toxicology},
  pages={343 - 346}
  • R. Regenthal, D. Stefanović, +2 authors T. Wolf
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Human and Experimental Toxicology
  • The propensity to preserve and to hoard drugs over the years at home is a well-known phenomenon and offers the possibility for intentional and accidental drug poisoning in man. We report a case of acute theophylline poisoning in an 80-year old women after ingestion of ‘Asthmo-Kranit1 ’, a 35-year old combined preparation containing theophylline and aminopyrine as the main ingredients. The patient developed the typical clinical picture of a symptomatic theophylline poisoning with flush, tremor… CONTINUE READING
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