• Is there a role for theophylline in treating patients with asthma? 

    Fotinos, Charissa; Dodson, Sherry (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2002-09)
    With adults, oral theophylline may help lower the dosage of inhaled steroids needed to control chronic asthma. It offers no benefit for acute asthma exacerbations. For children, intravenous aminophylline may improve the ...