Theophylline Drug Interactions and Toxicities


- Theophylline Clearance is Decreased by: 
- Cimetidine (but usually not Ranitidine
- Erythromycin 
- Propanolol 
- Allopurinol 
- Theophylline Clearance is Increased by: 
- Dilantin 
- Phenobarbital

- Side Effects: Tachycardia, PVCs, N/V, HA, Seizures

 




Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, June 9, 2011 11:09 am