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Slo-phyllin

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(Generic versions may still be available.)

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Slo-Phyllin® Tablets (theophylline tablets, USP) are scored, dye-free tablets providing 100 mg or 200 mg of theophylline, anhydrous, USP.

Slo-Phyllin® 80mg Syrup (theophylline, anhydrous) is a nonalcoholic sugar-free solution containing per 15 mL theophylline, anhydrous, USP. 80 mg with sodium benzoate, NF, 18 mg and methylparaben, NF, 3 mg added as preservatives.

Both tablets and syrup are intended for oral administration. Theophylline is a bronchodilator structurally classified as a xanthine derivative.

Theophylline is a 1H-Purine-2,6-dione,3,7-dihydro,1,3-dimethyl-. The molecular formula of theophylline, anhydrous is C7H8N4O2 with a molecular weight of 180.17.

Theophylline is a white odorless crystalline powder having a bitter taste.

Inactive Ingredients (theophylline, anhydrous)

Syrup: Citric acid, FD&C Red No. 40, flavors, glycerin, methylparaben, propylene glycol, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, purified water.

Tablets 100 mg: Lactose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate;

Tablets 200 mg: Magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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