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Theophylline (Generic) Extended-Release Tablets for Pets

What is extended release theophylline?

Extended-release theophylline is a medication for heart disorders and asthma in pets and is especially used in cats. It works by relaxing the airways and by inhibiting the release of inflammation causing mast cells.

What else should you know about theophylline:

Theophylline can cause nausea, vomiting, headache, and insomnia. Signs of toxicity should be reported to your pet's veterinarian right away and they include persistent vomiting, cardiac arrhythmias, and seizures. Theophylline is a medication that will likely require blood level monitoring so it is crucial for you to keep all appointments with your pet's veterinarian.

You can find a Client Information Sheet which provides a summary of information about Theophylline Tablets for Pets by following the link below:

Theophylline Client Information Sheet*

 

If you have questions or concerns about Theophylline Tablets, or conditions related to its use, contact your pet's veterinarian or pharmacist.

 

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Theophylline's Drug Label for veterinary reference opens in a new window.

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  • Q:

    My Vet prescribed my 16 pound cat one 200mg Theophylline ER per day. How could this dosage be correct. EVERY place I have looked at said the dosage should be 2mg per pound 1 to 3 times per day. Wouldn't that be 32 mg per dose?
    Asked on 7/31/2014 by Fredrocks from West Palm Beach, FL, United States

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    • A:

      Extended release theophylline would be dosed higher than the regular release dosage forms that can be given up to 3 times a day. The extended release formulations release the dose over the entire day compared to regular release dose that may lasts 6 to 12 hours depending on your cat’s medical condition and the specific formulation. Many times the theophylline dose can be based on the amount of theophylline in the body. Also,the dose can vary based on the age of the cat and how the cat’s liver is working. Without the full picture of the cat’s specific condition it is difficult to determine if this dose is correct. Your veterinarian may be able to give you more information of why this dose was prescribed.

      Thank you,
      VetRxDirect

      Answered on 8/11/2014 by VetRxDirect from VetRxDirect
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5.0

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I researched many places and VetRXDirect had the best price per pill for my dogs prescription. Very happy how easy it was to verify with my vet. They handled it in a very timely manner.

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Completely satisfied with my order. Promptly shipped and at a significant discount, compared to local pharmacies.

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Once my pet's prescription was verified, I received it very quickly. My vet also helped me find the best price for a medicine that almost quadrupled in price since the last time I filled it.

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My dog has a collapsing trachea, it is difficult to assess the effectiveness of this medication

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5.0

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My chihuahua/fox terrier had a collapse trachea when she was a toddler and she has not experienced another episode since her veterinarian prescribed Theophylline.

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Med for my dog

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This is the 2nd time I have purchased this med for my dog through this pharmacy. Service has been great.

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no one has better prices and better customer service

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