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Theophylline: Guaifenesin
  • Ronald J. Tallarida

Abstract

Theophylline, a bronchodilater, acts by direct relaxation of bronchial smooth muscle. It is also a coronary vasodilator, cardiac stimulant, skeletal muscle stimulant, central nervous system stimulant, and diuretic. Guaifenesin increases respiratory tract secretions, possibly by stimulating the Goblet cells.

Keywords

Purkinje Fiber Bronchial Smooth Muscle Central Nervous System Stimulant Cardiac Stimulant Preparation DosAGE 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald J. Tallarida
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  1. 1.Temple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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