Pharmacology – MCQ 67 – Loading dose of Aminophylline

The loading dose of Aminophylline is:
a) 50-75 mg/kg
b) 0.5-1.0 mg/ kg
c) 2.0-3.5 mg/kg
d) 5-6 mg/kg

Correct answer : d) 5-6 mg/kg

Aminophylline is theophylline complexed with ethylenediamine to permit IV administration. (Theophylline is insoluble and hence cannot be administered via intravenous route.)

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