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Aminophylline

Definition of the noun aminophylline

What does aminophylline mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aminophyllines

  1. a theophylline derivative that is used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of bronchial asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: bronchodilator = a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs

Alternative definition of the noun aminophylline

noun

  1. A bronchodilator comprising theophylline and ethylenediamine in a 2:1 ratio.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aminophylline

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Google previewFundamentals of Nursing (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aminophylline is a bronchodilator. It is a compound of the bronchodilator theophylline with ...

Google previewSmith and Aitkenhead's Textbook of Anaesthesia (2013)

by Alan R. Aitkenhead, Iain Moppett, Jonathan Thompson

Aminophylline is a water-soluble salt which is used as an injectable form of theophylline. Methylxanthines have...

Aminophylline is an intravenous preparation used for the relief of acute episodes of bronchospasm. It is a strong alkaline ...

Google previewPharmacology for Nursing Care (2013)

by Richard A. Lehne

Aminophylline is a theophylline salt that is considerably more soluble than theophylline itself. In solution, each...

Because of its relatively high solubility, aminophylline is the preferred form of theophylline for IV use.

Google previewSaunders Handbook of Veterinary Drugs (2010)

Small and Large Animal by Mark G. Papich

Aminophylline is a salt of theophylline, formulated to enhance oral absorption without ...

Google previewChild And Adolescent Obesity, Causes And Consequences, Prevention And Management (2016)

Psychology, Human development by CTI Reviews

Aminophylline is a compound of the bronchodilator theophylline with ethylenediamine in 2:1 ratio. The ethylenediamine improves solubility, and the aminophylline is usually found as a dihydrate. Aminophylline is less potent and shorteracting ...

Google previewMedical-Surgical Nursing, Patient-Centered Collaborative Care (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aminophylline is a compound of the bronchodilator theophylline with ethylenediamine in 2:1 ratio. The ethylenediamine improves solubility, and the aminophylline is usually found as a dihydrate. Aminophylline is less potent and shorteracting ...

Google previewAsthma and COPD , Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Management (2016)

Medicine, Otolaryngology by CTI Reviews

Aminophylline is a compound of the bronchodilator theophylline with ethylenediamine in 2:1 ratio. The ethylenediamine improves solubility, and the aminophylline is usually found as a dihydrate. Aminophylline is less potent and shorteracting ...

Google previewHenke's Med-Math, Dosage Calculation, Preparation and Administration (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aminophylline is a compound of the bronchodilator theophylline with ethylenediamine in 2:1 ratio. The ethylenediamine improves solubility, and the aminophylline is usually found as a dihydrate. Aminophylline is less potent and shorteracting ...

Google previewNurse Anesthesia (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

Aminophylline is a compound of the bronchodilator theophylline with ethylenediamine in 2:1 ratio. The ethylenediamine improves solubility, and the aminophylline is usually found as a dihydrate. Aminophylline is less potent and shorteracting ...

Google previewPediatric Anesthesia (2014)

by Bruno Bissonnette

Aminophylline is the soluble salt of theophylline with ethylene- diamine. Aminophylline 100 mg is approximately equivalent to 80 mg of theophylline. Aminophylline is given intravenously as a bronchodilator and to prevent apnea in preterm ...

Google previewA Handbook of Treatment (2012)

by H.W. Proctor, P.S. Byrne

Aminophylline Pharmacological action. Aminophylline is a mixture of theophylline and ethylenediamine; the latter helps to improve the solubility of the theophylline and also increases its pharmacological activity. The principal ...

Google previewClinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

Aminophylline is a bronchodilator.

Google previewMedical Sciences (2014)

by Jeannette Naish, Denise Syndercombe Court

The second line asthma drug aminophylline is a theophylline derivative used to relieve bronchospasm when the response to β-adrenergic antagonists is poor. Side effects include those of CNS stimulation leading to wakefulness, alertness ...

Google previewNetter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Respiratory System (2011)

by David Kaminsky

(Aminophylline is a stable mixture or combination of theophylline and ethylenediamine, which confers greater solubility.) Theophylline is less effective as a bronchodilator than inhaled β2agonists and is more likely to have side effects. There is ...

Google previewMedicinal Chemistry (2014)

by Knowledge flow by Knowledge flow

Aminophylline is a steady mixture of theophylline and ethylene diamine in the ratio of 2:1 Antidepressant relieves from the symptoms of depressive disorders. Depression is an intense normal ...

Google previewMedical-Surgical Nursing, Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aminophylline is a compound of the bronchodilator theophylline with ethylenediamine in 2:1 ratio. The ethylenediamine improves solubility, and the aminophylline is usually found as a dihydrate. Aminophylline is less potent and shorteracting ...

Google previewManagement of Complex Cardiovascular Problems (2016)

Medicine, Cardiology by CTI Reviews

Aminophylline is a bronchodilator. It is a compound of the bronchodilator theophylline with ethylenediamine in 2:1 ratio. The ethylenediamine improves solubility, ...

Google previewMosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards (2012)

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses by JoAnn Zerwekh, Jo Carol Claborn, Tom Gaglione

THEOPHYLLINE s� Optimal level: 5 to 15 mcg/ml s� Toxic level: 20 mcg/ ml Signs and Symptoms s� Aminophylline is the preferred form for intravenous (IV) administration. It must infuse slowly (25 mg/min or slower); too rapid IV ...

Google previewPrinciples of Pharmacology, The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aminophylline: Aminophylline is a bronchodilator. It is a compound of the bronchodilator theophylline with ethylenediamine in2:1 ratio. The ethylenediamine improves solubility, andthe aminophylline is usuallyfound as a dihydrate Properties It ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

See aminophylline poisoning. aminophylline poisoning similar to caffeine poisoning, effects include restlessness with intervals of drowsiness; rapid pulse; tinnitus; vomiting; diuresis; fever, dehydration; thirst; delerium; tremor, convulsions; ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

aminophylline. n. a drug that relaxes smooth muscle and stimulates respiration. It is widely used to dilate the air passages in the treatment of severe asthma and some cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Administered by mouth or ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2005)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Aminophylline. A combination of theophylline and ethylenediamine. It is used intravenously in the treatment of acute severe ASTHMA, or as an oral prepar- ation in the treatment of chronic asthma.

Google previewCultural Encyclopedia of the Body (2008)

by Victoria Pitts-Taylor

aminophylline (a vasodilator used in asthma medicines), seaweed extract, caffeine, or alpha-hydroxy acids (which exfoliate the skin).

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books

aminophylline in which loss of vision is transient. —amaurotic (am-aw-rot-ik) adj. ambivalence [am-biv-a ̆le ̆ns] n. (in psychology) the condition of holding opposite feelings (such as love and hate) for the same person or object. amblyopia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

From Genome to Environment

Similar to the effect of inhibiting the GABAergic system, blocking adenosine receptors pharmacologically with a drug called aminophylline causes anoxic crucian carp to release 3 times more ethanol to the water. Moreover, the anoxiainduced ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

aminophylline /am' nofil'in, eme'no-/, a bronchodilator prescribed in the treatment of bronchospasm associated with asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis. aminophylline poisoning, ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition (2009)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

aminophylline pigment that is not water soluble. Peroxidase catalyzes the reaction. Because peroxidase is localized only at sites where the PAP is bound via linking antibody and primary antibody to antigen molecules, the antigen is identified ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

aminophylline /am′ənōfil′′in, əmē′nō-/, a bronchodilator. n indications: It is prescribed in the treatment of bronchospasm associated with asthma, emphysema, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

aminophylline /am′ənōfil′′in, əmē′nō -/, ...

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