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Why should I take theophylline?

Theophylline is a drug that opens up the airways (bronchodilator). It is used to treat lung problems, including asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis. It also helps ease wheezing and shortness of breath. It works by relaxing the air passages, so it is easier to breathe.

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