Shivakumar M et al14 compared caffeine with aminophylline
and reported caffeine and aminophylline
are equally effective.
The doctor leading the ground-breaking research believes the common asthma drug aminophylline
- whose origins go back nearly 90 years - could save 60,000 unborn UK children each year.
A spokesman for FIA said here Saturday that an FIA team, along with Provincial Drug Inspector, conducted surprise raid at Ali Zaib Medical Store, Bhussi Adda Pir Mehal, and recovered spurious/ unregistered tranquilliser drugs including Dosovil Injection (500), Yellow Liquid Injection (250), Black Cobra Tablets (45), Aminophylline
Inj (Expired 45) and Tenzil Tablets (300 Tablets).
Seventy-two Sprague-Dawley rats (equal number of males and females, 2 months old, 180-220 g) were obtained from the Laboratory Animal Center of Henan Province (Special Pathogen Free, SCXK [Henan] 2010-0002) and randomly assigned to the Control, Model, Bufei Yishen (BY), acupoint sticking (AS), Bufei Yishen + acupoint sticking (BY + AS), and aminophylline
(APL) groups (12 in each group).
Nurse Mary Sanchez admitted she failed to administer Aminophylline
, a drug used to open constricted airways, "in line with the prescription" when she treated the 68-year-old.
These medications include general and local anesthetics, antibiotics such as penicillin and metronidazole, asthma drugs including aminophylline
and theophylline, immunosuppressants such as cyclosporine, and narcotics such as fentanyl and meperidine.
is known to have a narrow therapeutic window & significant adverse effects, there arises a need to consider alternative drug(s) for better control of apnea with adequate safety profile.
Secondly, while the majority of recommendations are well formulated and evidence-based, it is surprising to see the use of intravenous aminophylline
still promoted: it was removed from international guidelines many years ago and the lack of benefit has been well proven.
She was treated with nebulised salbutamol, nebulised ipratropium bromide, hydrocortisone IV and an aminophylline
For children, intravenous aminophylline
may improve the clinical course of severe asthma attacks.
The price of acetosal, for example, climbed from Rp 30,000 to Rp 45,000 a kg, those of analgin surged from Rp 80,000 to Rp 110,000 a kg, aminophylline
base climbed from Rp 100,000 to Rp 170,000 a kg, etc.
The botanically based Svelte differs from many mass market entries in that it has neither aminophylline
nor theophylline, another compound classified as a drug by the FDA.