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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.

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Google previewFocus on Nursing Pharmacology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aminophylline: Aminophylline is a bronchodilator . It is a compound of the bronchodilator theophylline with ethylenediamine in2:1 ...

Google previewFundamentals of Nursing (2016)

by CTI Reviews

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

Google previewCRC Desk Reference of Clinical Pharmacology (1997)

by Manuchair Ebadi

Aminophylline is the most widely used of the soluble theophyllines. Epinephrine stimulates the...

Although aminophylline is a less effective bronchodilator than beta-adrenergic agonists, it is particularly useful in preventing nocturnal asthma.

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

by Alan R. Aitkenhead, Jonathan Thompson, David J. Rowbotham, Iain Moppett

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 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 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 previewHenkes Med-Math, Dosage Calculation, Preparation and Administration (2016)

Pharmaceutical sciences, Pharmaceutical sciences by CTI Reviews

Aminophylline: Aminophylline is a bronchodilator. Itisa compound ofthe bronchodilator theophylline with ethylenediamine in 2:1 ratio. The ethylenediamine improves solubility, andthe aminophylline is usuallyfound asadihydrate Properties It is ...

Google previewRapid Clinical Pharmacology (2011)

A Student Formulary by Andrew Batchelder, Charlene Rodrigues, Ziad Alrifai

Aminophylline is a combination of theophylline and ethylenediamine; the latter confers ...

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 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 previewMedical Sciences E-Book (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 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 previewNuclear Cardiology: The Basics (2003)

How to Set Up and Maintain a Laboratory by Frans J. Th. Wackers, Wendy Bruni, Barry Zaret

injecting aminophylline earlier than 2 min after injection of radiopharmaceutical as it may adversely affect the diagnostic yield of the test) Aminophylline is a specific blocker of adenosine receptor sites. It is often needed ...

Google previewMastering ACLS. (2006)

m Aminophylline is a bronchodilator that can enhance effects of beta-agonists and corticosteroids. It's considered second-line, supportive therapy .

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 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 ...

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Aminophylline Meaning

Video shows what aminophylline means. A bronchodilator comprising theophylline and ethylenediamine in a 2:1 ratio.. Aminophylline Meaning. How to ...

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