Tag Theophylline

Theophylline toxicity

Theophylline has a narrow therapeutic index, both acute and chronic overdose is potentially life-threatening requiring aggressive supportive care and dialysis to ensure a good outcome
Toxicology-Conundrum-340 256

Two pills can kill

A small child has swallowed two unknown tablets. How would you manage this problem in the emergency department?
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Theophylline toxicity

Theophylline and caffeine are the most commonly encountered methylxanthines. Theophylline = water soluble aminophylline derivative; cAMP phosphodiesterase inhibitors