What are the effects of theophylline in the treatment of status asthmaticus?

Updated: Jun 17, 2020
  • Author: Constantine K Saadeh, MD; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Among the effects of theophylline that are important in managing asthma are bronchodilatation, increased diaphragmatic function, and central stimulation of breathing.


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