Theophylline in asthma and COPD: changing perspectives and controversies.

Abstract

Theophylline's role in the treatment of airway obstruction has been challenged, yet it remains a useful agent in the management of obstructive lung disease. It has a narrow therapeutic range and frequent side effects. Drug interactions are common, and variations in theophylline clearance among patients arise from individual differences in its absorption… (More)

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@article{Poe1991TheophyllineIA, title={Theophylline in asthma and COPD: changing perspectives and controversies.}, author={Robert H Poe and Mark J. Utell}, journal={Geriatrics}, year={1991}, volume={46 4}, pages={55-6, 61-5} }