What are the factors that decrease theophylline clearance in status asthmaticus?

Updated: Jun 17, 2020
  • Author: Constantine K Saadeh, MD; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Factors that decrease theophylline clearance (increase levels) include cimetidine, erythromycin and other macrolide antibiotics, viral infections, cirrhosis, fever, propranolol, and ciprofloxacin.


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