Theophylline Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Theophylline Properties


DynaLoc 9508-Product_Structure
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DynaLoc 9508-Molecule 3D Structure
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Theophylline, also known as dimethylxanthine, is a methylxanthine drug used in therapy for respiratory diseases such as COPD and asthma. Because of its numerous side-effects, the drug is now rarely administered for clinical use.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White To Light Yellow Crystal Powder
Boiling Point 454.091 oC
CAS Number 58-55-9
ChEBI 28177
Density 1.466 g/cm3
EINECS Number 200-385-7
IUPAC Name 1,3-dimethyl-3,7-dihydro-1H-purine-2,6-dione
InChI 1S/C7H8N4O2/c1-10-5-4(8-3-9-5)6(12)11(2)7(10)13/h3H,1-2H3,(H,8,9)
Melting Point 271-273 oC
Molar Mass 180.164 g/mol
Molecular Formula C7H8N4O2
Synonyms 1h-Purine-2,6-Dione,3,7-Dihydro-1,3-Dimethyl- (9ci);Theophylline (8ci); 1,3d-Dimethylxanthine;Accurbron;Aerobin;Aerolate;Afonilm;Apnecut;Armophylline;Asmax;Austyn;Bilordyl;Brochoretard;Bronkodyl;Cetraphylline;Chronophyllin;Dimethylxanthine uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X