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What non-prescription drugs can be dangerous with theophylline?

Theophylline may interact with some medicines. Tell your doctor what drugs you take. This includes prescriptions, over-the-counter drugs Theophylline may interact with some medicines. Tell your doctor what drugs you take. This includes prescriptions, over-the-counter drugs and natural supplements. The medicines that may cause problems include:   
  • cimetidine and maybe ranitidine and famotidine
  • lansoprazole
  • caffeine
  • pseudephedrine
  • St John's Wort
  • echinacea                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ask your doctor or pharmacist about other drugs to avoid.

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