Aminophylline



a derivative, C 16 H 24 N 10 O 4 , used chiefly to relieve bronchial spasm in asthma, in the treatment of certain heart conditions, and as a diuretic.
noun
a derivative of theophylline that relaxes smooth muscle and is used mainly to dilate the airways in the treatment of asthma and emphysema
aminophylline
(ām’ə-nŏf’ə-lĭn)
A theophylline derivative used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of bronchial asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis. Chemical formula: C16H24N10O4.

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