Theophylline, Ephedrine, and Hydroxyzine (Systemic)
Brand Names : Marax, Marax-DF
Theophylline, ephedrine , and hydroxyzine (thee-OFF-i-lin, e-FED-rin, and hye-DROX-i-zeen)
combination medicine is used to treat or prevent the symptoms of asthma or
to treat chronic bronchitis and emphysema. This medicine relieves cough, wheezing,
shortness of breath, and troubled breathing. It works by opening up the bronchial
tubes (air passages) of the lungs and increasing the flow of air through them.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the
following dosage forms:
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
† Not commercially available in Canada.