Theobromine (Theobrominum; list B) - alkaloid contained in the seeds of the cocoa; a spasmolytic agent. Theobromine has a stimulating effect on the heart functions, expands coronary vessels and bronchi, increases urination, slightly stimulates the Central nervous system. Apply with spasms of vessels of heart and brain, sometimes swelling heart and kidney origin of 0.25-0.5 g (after meals) 1 - 2 times a day. Higher doses inside; single 1 g, 3 g daily
Method of production, powder and pills to 0.25, Theobromine is part of the combined pill - Teverina and tetenal. When coronary insufficiency and hypertension as a vasodilator use sodium salt theobromine with sodium salicylate - chemical or diuretic (Themisalum s. Diuretinum).
Theobromine assign inside medicines and powders 0.3-0,75 g of the Form : powder. Store in a well-corked banks in a dry place. Cm. also Antispasmodic.