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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiasthmatic agent


Non-selective phosphodiesterase inhibitor

Cardiac stimulant

Chemical Name

1H-Purine-2,6-dione, 3,7-dihydro-7-(2-hydroxyetyl)-1,3-dimetyl-

Foreign Names

  • Etofyllinum (Latin)
  • Etofyllin (German)
  • Etofylline (French)
  • Etofilina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Etofillina (OS: DCIT)
  • Etofylline (OS: BAN)
  • Étofylline (OS: DCF)
  • Ascorphylline (IS)
  • Hydroxyaethyltheophyllinum (IS)
  • Mediphyllin (IS)
  • Etofyllin (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Etofylline (PH: BP 2012, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Etofyllinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Bronchilet (Etofylline and Salbutamol)
    AHPL, India
  • Deriphyllin (Etofylline and Theophylline)
    Zydus, India; Zydus Cadila, Myanmar
  • Deriphyllin Retard (Etofylline and Theophylline)
    Zydus, India
  • Ersilan (Etofylline and Dihydroergocristine)
    Teva, Czech Republic
  • Oxantil (Etofylline and Theophylline)
    BB Pharma, Slovakia; Biotika Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Oxyphyllin
    Noventis, Czech Republic; Noventis, Slovakia
  • Relasmin (Etofylline and Theophylline)
    Tablets, India
  • Solphyllin (Etofylline and Theophyll)
    Al Pharm, South Africa


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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