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What foods should I avoid if I take theophylline?

F. Michael Gloth, III
Geriatric Medicine
If you take theophylline (used to treat some respiratory diseases), avoid:
  • High fat foods because they increase theophylline absorption.
  • High carbohydrate foods because they decrease theophylline absorption.
Fit at Fifty and Beyond: A Balanced Exercise and Nutrition Program (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness)

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