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Theophylline Overdose

Theophylline Overdose is a topic covered in the Pocket ICU Management.

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First Things First (assess and treat for the following)

  • ABCs, obtain vital signs, establish IV access, cardiac monitor
  • Diagnosis is based on patient’s history of ingestion with presence of symptoms (tachycardia, nausea/vomiting, tremor, etc.).
  • Obtain theophylline level – it is essential to determine some treatment courses.
  • Orogastric lavage should be considered for an acute ingestion < 1-2 hours prior to presentation.

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Last updated: May 5, 2010


"Theophylline Overdose." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534026/all/Theophylline_Overdose.
Theophylline Overdose. Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534026/all/Theophylline_Overdose. Accessed March 23, 2019.
Theophylline Overdose. (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534026/all/Theophylline_Overdose
Theophylline Overdose [Internet]. In: Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. [cited 2019 March 23]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534026/all/Theophylline_Overdose.
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