Chemical formula: C₂₀H₂₇N₅O₃ Molecular mass: 385.468 g/mol
Bamifylline is a methylxanthinic derivative with two side chains in position 7 and 8, distinguishing it clearly from theophylline. Bamifylline carries out a bronchospasmolytic action on the smooth musculature and also blocks the action of the bronchoconstriction mediators. Unlike theophylline, bamifylline usually has no exciting effects on the central nervous system.
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):
|MPI, EU: SmPC
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