Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before using aminophylline.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery is okay while using aminophylline as it does not cause dizziness or induce sleep.
Do NOT use aminophylline injections if:
- You have are allergic aminophylline or other containing ingredients;
- You are using dipyridamole or halothane concurrently;
- You are using a lot of xanthine-containing products.
There is little evidence with regards to the use of aminophylline injection during pregnancy or breast feeding, so consult your doctor or health care professional before using aminophylline. Theophylline can be excreted into breast milk, but it is unlikely to cause serious adverse reactions.
Your physician will prescribe your dose and schedule as this medicine is given through a needle placed in a vein. Do not exceed what they advise. Maximum dose of elderly patients (60 years of age or older) is 400mg/day.
Tell your doctor if you have heart problems, lung disease, liver disease, kidney disease, stomach ulcer, or overactive thyroid. The drug may affect lab tests and results, so let your doctor or dentist know you are taking this medication. Watch blood sugar closely if you have high blood sugar or diabetes.
Limit the use of caffeine because this drug may cause nervousness, shakiness, and a faster heartbeat. Consult with your doctor before you drink or smoke. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with aminophylline.