Aminophylline

Active ingredient description

Aminophylline is a soluble derivative of theophylline and is given for its theophylline activity. Aminophylline relaxes smooth muscle and relieves bronchial spasm. It stimulates the myocardium and reduces venous pressure in congestive heart failure, leading to a marked increase in cardiac output.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Aminophylline
R Respiratory system → R03 Drugs for obstructive airway diseases → R03D Other systemic drugs for obstructive airway diseases → R03DA Xanthines
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Medicines

Aminophylline is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Finland

Hong Kong

Brazil

Brazil

Brazil

Lithuania

Lithuania

Aminophylline is also found within below combination drugs:

ASMETON

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

27Y3KJK423 - AMINOPHYLLINE

CAS registry number

317-34-0 - aminophylline

49746-06-7 - Aminophylline hydrous

SNOMED-CT

373508009 - Aminophylline (substance)