Aminophylline Injection is used to treat the acute symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema and other lung problems in a hospital. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as bronchodilators. It works by relaxing the muscles in the bronchial tubes of the lungs. They relieve cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, and troubled breathing by increasing the flow of air through the bronchial tubes.
We currently offer the brand Aminophylline Injection from Canada by Omega Laboratories Ltd. The generic version is not available.
Seek emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to this medication. The common side effects of Aminophylline Injection may include diarrhea, feeling restless, headache, increased urination, nausea, sleep problems, tremors, and vomiting.
Contact your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur:
• Fast or irregular heartbeats;
• High blood sugar;
• Low potassium levels;
• Severe vomiting or nausea
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
Before taking Aminophylline Injection, tell your doctor if are allergic to it or to aminophylline or theophylline. Prior to taking this medication, tell your doctor about your medical history and if you have ever had:
• A serious infection called sepsis;
• A stomach ulcer;
• A thyroid disorder;
• Cirrhosis, hepatitis, or other liver problems;
• Fluid in your lungs;
• Heart problems;
• Kidney disease
Tell your doctor if you smoke or have recently stopped smoking. Smoking can affect your aminophylline dose needs. Tell your doctor about all the medications you take including prescription, nonprescription, herbal products, and vitamins. There may be a drug interaction between Aminophylline Injection and other medications. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
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