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Active ingredients: aminophylline
What it is used for
Aminophylline Injection BP is indicated for the treatment of reversible bronchospasm associated with chronic bronchitis, emphysema, bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It may also be used for paroxysmal dyspnoea associated with left heart failure.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 30 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear colourless solution
For the active ingredient aminophylline
- Limit caffeine intake.
- Take with food.
- Vitamin B6 needs increased, supplement recommended.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems