Asthma medications - theophylline derivatives
Theophylline derivatives include:
- Aminophylline (Truphylline)
- Theophylline (Aerolate III, Aerolate JR, Aerolate SR, Elixophyllin, Quibron-T, Quibron-T/SR, Respbid, Slo-bid, Slo-Phyllin, T-Phyl, Theo-24, Theo-Dur, Theochron, Theolair, Uni-Dur, and Uniphyl)
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
Symptoms of vitamin B6 deficiency may include:
- Mental confusion
Chronic low levels of this nutrient may also increase the risk of heart disease, as well as colon and prostate cancers.
The selected depletions information presented here identifies nutrients that may be depleted by certain medications. If you are experiencing any of the signs or symptoms mentioned, it does not necessarily mean you are nutrient deficient. Nutrient depletion depends upon a number of factors, including your:
- Medical history
As well as the length of time you have been taking the medication. Please consult your health care provider. Your provider can best assess your individual health care needs and determine if you are at risk for nutrient depletions from these medications, as well as others not listed here.
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