Theobid

Name: Theobid

Theobid Overview

Theophylline is a prescription medication used to treat chronic (ongoing) lung diseases such as asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis. This medication belongs to a group of drugs called methylxanthines. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways, which opens airway passages and allows more air to get into the lungs. This action relieves wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness.

Uses of Theobid

Theophylline is a prescription medication used to treat chronic (ongoing) lung diseases such as asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which includes emphysema, and chronic bronchitis.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Theobid Drug Class

Theobid is part of the drug class:

  • Xanthines

Side Effects of Theobid

Common side effects include:

  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • insomnia

This is not a complete list of theophylline side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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