Theophylline: Contraindications

Active peptic ulcer.

Theophylline: Cautions

Therapeutic plasma levels are between 55 and 110 µmol/l (10-20 µg/ml). Indications for determining plasma levels: optimal adjustment for severe asthma, heart failure, disorders of hepatic functions, suspected toxicity, intravenous theophylline treatment in patients that may have been treated beforehand.

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