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Choline theophyllinate
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Clinical data
Trade namesCholedyl, Theocolin
Other namesOxtriphylline
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Pharmacokinetic data
Excretionmainly via kidneys
Identifiers
  • (2-Hydroxyethyl)trimethylazanium; 1,3-dimethyl-2,6-dioxo-2,3,6,7-tetrahydro-1H-purin-7-ide
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ECHA InfoCard100.022.545 Edit this at Wikidata
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC12H21N5O3
Molar mass283.332 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • Cn1c(c-2ncnc2n(c1=O)C)[O-].C[N+](C)(C)CCO
  • InChI=1S/C7H8N4O2.C5H14NO/c1-10-5-4(8-3-9-5)6(12)11(2)7(10)13;1-6(2,3)4-5-7/h3,12H,1-2H3;7H,4-5H2,1-3H3/q;+1/p-1
  • Key:SOELXOBIIIBLRJ-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Choline theophyllinate (INN), also known as oxtriphylline, is a cough medicine derived from xanthine that acts as a bronchodilator to open up airways in the lung. Chemically, it is a salt of choline and theophylline. It classifies as an expectorant.[citation needed] The drug is available under the brand names Choledyl and Choledyl SA, among others.[1]

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