Aminophylline COMPOUND


Aminophylline Compound is used for bronchodilation in cats and dogs.

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Aminophylline Compound Basics

Aminophylline compound is a bronchodilator that relaxes the smooth muscle of the airways. This compound inhibits the release of histamine and the substance of anaphylaxis. It also increases the release of epinephrine. Veterinarians prescribe this medication as an extra-label treatment for pets suffering from heart failure and fluid in the lungs as well.

Aminophylline compound requires a prescription from your veterinarian. It is available in a capsule, an oral suspension, and a tablet.

Our pharmacists specially formulate all PetMart Pharmacy compounds to meet the needs of your pet. Please contact us if you need another form, strength, or flavor of this compound. All compounds are shipped within 1 day of preparation according to their specific temperature requirements.

Aminophylline Compound Directions

Use as directed by your veterinarian, and follow all instructions printed on the prescription label. Shake oral suspensions well before use. Complete the entire prescription unless instructed otherwise by your veterinarian. Dosage and duration of treatment depend on the condition being treated and response to the medication.

Store at room temperature protected from light and moisture. 

Aminophylline Compound Warnings

Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not use if your pet has a known hypersensitivity to aminophylline or xanthines. Use with caution if your pet suffers from arrhythmia, cardiac disease, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, liver disease, kidney disease, or ulcers. You should also use with caution if your pet is pregnant or lactating. This drug may interact with some other medications. Therefore, be sure to inform your veterinarian of any and all medications your pet may be taking. This is especially important if your pet is currently taking allopurinol, corticosteroids, cimetidine, beta-blockers, macrolides, fluoroquinolones, or barbiturates. If you notice any behavioral or physiological changes in your pet while administering aminophylline compound, contact your veterinarian immediately.

Adverse Reactions and Serious Side Effects

Overdoses of aminophylline can be extremely serious. If you believe your pet has taken more than the recommended dosage of this medication, contact your veterinarian immediately.

If you have any additional questions regarding this product, please contact us at (877)220-6337. A member of our pharmacy staff will be happy to assist you!

Additional information


Capsule, Oral Suspension, Tiny Tablet, Immediate Release Capsule, Slow Release Capsule

Prescription Strength

20mg, 50mg/1mL, 60mL Bottle, 50mg, 50mg/1mL 15mL Bottle, 50mg/1mL 30mL Bottle, 75 mg, 100mg, 200mg/1mL, 30mL Bottle, 200mg