Choline theophyllinate

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Choline theophyllinate skeletal.svg
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2-hydroxyethyl)trimethylazanium; 1,3-dimethyl-2,6-dioxo-2,3,6,7-tetrahydro-1H-purin-7-ide
Clinical data
AHFS/ International Drug Names
  • US: C (Risk not ruled out)
PubChem CID 656652
UNII 3K045XR58X YesY
Synonyms Oxtriphylline, theocolin
Chemical data
Formula C12H21N5O3
283.33 g/mol

Choline theophyllinate (INN), also known as oxtriphylline, is a cough medicine derived from xanthine that acts as a bronchodilator to open up airways in the lung. Chemically, it is a salt of choline and theophylline. It classifies as an expectorant.[citation needed] The drug is available under the brand names Choledyl and Choledyl SA, among others.[1]