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aminophylline-rectal, Truphylline

GENERIC NAME: AMINOPHYLLINE - RECTAL (am-in-AWF-uh-lin)

BRAND NAME(S): Truphylline

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USES: This medication improves breathing by opening air passages in the lungs. It is used in the treatment of asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema.

HOW TO USE: Suppositories and enemas must be retained in order to be sure the medication is absorbed. Enema administration should not exceed 24 to 36 hours in order to avoid rectal irritation. This medication works best if a constant level is maintained in the body. Do this by taking doses at evenly spaced intervals throughout the day and night.




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