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What warnings can my pharmacist give about food and theophylline?

Theophylline may be affected by foods and drinks. It’s been shown that foods and beverages containing caffeine may cause problems, so avoid  coffee, chocolate, tea, cocoa and sodas containing caffeine. These may increase the side effects caused by theophylline. It's therefore either wise to avoid these substances altogether or, if you really can't, keep your intake of products containing these substances to a minimum.

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