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:
Aminophylline is the active ingredient of these drugs:
Aminophylline is also found within below combination drugs:
Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):