Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Etamiphylline

Introduction

Name

  • Etamiphylline.

Class of drug

  • Methylxanthine.

Uses

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Indications

  • Used to treat bronchial constriction and pulmonary edema.
  • Also has a mild diuretic action, and is a mild cardiac and respiratory stimulant.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Phenobarbitone
  • May decrease the effects of etamyphilline.

Drugs which may increase the effect of etamyphilline

Drugs whose effects may be decreased by etamyphilline

Beta-adrenergic blockers (propranolol)

  • May antagonize each others effect.

Halothane

  • Increased risk of cardiac dysrhythmia   Halothane  .

Ketamine

  • Increased risk incidence of seizures   Ketamine  .

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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