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Substance Name: Theophylline [USP:BAN:JAN]
RN: 5967-84-0
UNII: C137DTR5RG
InChIKey: INQSMEFCAIHTJG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A methyl xanthine derivative from tea with diuretic, smooth muscle relaxant, bronchial dilation, cardiac and central nervous system stimulant activities. Theophylline inhibits the 3',5'-CYCLIC NUCLEOTIDE PHOSPHODIESTERASE that degrades CYCLIC AMP thus potentiates the actions of agents that act through ADENYLYL CYCLASES and cyclic AMP.

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H8-N4-O2.H2-O

Molecular Weight

  • 198.181
 

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Asthmatic Agents
  • Autonomic Agents
  • Bronchodilator
  • Bronchodilator Agents
  • Bronchodilator Pharmaceutic Necessity for Aminophylline Injection
  • Cardiovascular Agents
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Neurotransmitter Agents
  • Peripheral Nervous System Agents
  • Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
  • Purinergic Agents
  • Purinergic Antagonists
  • Purinergic P1 Receptor Antagonists
  • Respiratory System Agents
  • Vasodilator Agents

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Theophylline [USP:BAN:JAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Theophylline

Synonyms

  • 1,3-Dimethylxanthine monohydrate
  • Accurbron
  • Aerolate
  • Aerolate III
  • Aerolate JR
  • Aerolate SR
  • Aquaphyllin
  • Bronkodyl
  • Dimethylxanthine
  • Duraphyl
  • Elixicon
  • Elixomin
  • Elixophyllin
  • Elixophyllin SR
  • LaBID
  • Lanophyllin
  • Quibron
  • Quibron Plus
  • Quibron-T
  • Quibron-T/SR
  • Slo-bid
  • Slo-Phyllin
  • Somophyllin-CRT
  • Somophyllin-T
  • Sustaire
  • T-Phyl
  • Theo-24
  • Theo-Dur
  • Theo-Sav
  • Theobid
  • Theobid jr.
  • Theochron
  • Theoclear L.A.-130
  • Theoclear L.A.-260
  • Theoclear-100
  • Theoclear-200
  • Theoclear-80
  • Theolair
  • Theolair-SR
  • Theolixir
  • Theophyl
  • Theophyl-225
  • Theophyl-SR
  • Theophylline
  • Theophylline 0.04% and dextrose 5% in plastic container
  • Theophylline 0.08% and dextrose 5% in plastic container
  • Theophylline 0.16% and dextrose 5% in plastic container
  • Theophylline 0.2% and dextrose 5% in plastic container
  • Theophylline 0.32% and dextrose 5% in plastic container
  • Theophylline 0.4% and dextrose 5% in plastic container
  • Theophylline and dextrose 5% in plastic container
  • Theophylline in dextrose 5% in plastic container
  • Theophylline monohydrate
  • Theophylline-SR
  • Theovent
  • Uni-Dur
  • UNII-C137DTR5RG
  • Uniphyl

Systematic Name

  • 1H-Purine-2,6-dione, 3,7-dihydro-1,3-dimethyl-, monohydrate

Mixture Names

  • Bronkotabs
  • Dicurin procaine
  • Mudrane GG Elixir
  • Primatene Tablets
  • Slo-Phyllin GG
  • Tedral
  • Theo-Organidin
  • Theolair Plus

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 5967-84-0

FDA UNII

  • C137DTR5RG

System Generated Number

  • 0005967840

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H8-N4-O2.H2-O

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C7-H8-N4-O2
  • COMPONENT
  • H2-O

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H8N4O2.H2O/c1-10-5-4(8-3-9-5)6(12)11(2)7(10)13;/h3H,1-2H3,(H,8,9);1H2

InChIKey

INQSMEFCAIHTJG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c12c(n(c(=O)n(c1=O)C)C)nc[nH]2.O