Chemical formula: C₁₆H₂₄N₁₀O₄ Molecular mass: 420.426 g/mol PubChem compound: 9433
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.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
|R Respiratory system → R03 Drugs for obstructive airway diseases → R03D Other systemic drugs for obstructive airway diseases → R03DA Xanthines
Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):
|AMINOPHYLLINE INJECTION BP Injection
|Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB)
|MPI, EU: SmPC
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