AB Phylline Syrup

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Preservative
Methylparaben, Propyl paraben
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Introduction

AB Phylline Syrup is used to treat and prevent symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (a lung disorder in which flow of air to the lung is blocked). It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening it and making it easier to breathe.

AB Phylline Syrup can be taken with the food in evening. But take it at the same time every day to get the most benefit.  The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms.  You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Do not miss even a single dose, if in any case, you missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember or better to skip the missed dose and continue with regular dosing. It does not work immediately or prevent the already started breathing trouble, hence always carry your medical inhaler with you for an emergency.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, headache, vomiting, and abdominal upset or discomfort. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Generally, it is advised not to consume alcohol or do not smoke while on treatment.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease or if you have heart-related problems. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before starting the treatment. 

Benefits of AB Phylline Syrup

In Asthma

AB Phylline Syrup can help prevent the onset of an asthma attack if it is taken before exercise or exposure to some “triggers”. These may include house dust, pollen, pets and cigarette smoke. This medicine will allow you to exercise more freely without worrying about getting symptoms such as wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath. It allows you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

In Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

AB Phylline Syrup helps the airways in your lungs stay open. It relaxes the muscles of these airways. This makes it easier for air to get in and out. It will relieve symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing and help you carry out your daily activities more easily. This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor.

Side effects of AB Phylline Syrup

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of AB Phylline

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Upset stomach
  • Restlessness

How to use AB Phylline Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. AB Phylline Syrup is to be taken with food.

How AB Phylline Syrup works

AB Phylline Syrup is a mucolytic and bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to breathe.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
AB Phylline Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of AB Phylline Syrup during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of AB Phylline Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
AB Phylline Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
AB Phylline Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AB Phylline Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
AB Phylline Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of AB Phylline Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take AB Phylline Syrup?

If you miss a dose of AB Phylline Syrup, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
AB Phylline Syrup
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed AB Phylline Syrup for prevention and treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • It should be taken at the same time each day, preferably in the evening after food.
  • It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Always keep a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
  • Your doctor may take regular blood test to monitor potassium level and the level of this medicine in your body.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney, liver or heart disease, or if you have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Xanthinic Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
Theophylline & its derivatives

Patient Concerns

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Hi , I am PATIENT 32 M, I am an asthama patient and as well as BP, now I ve lost prescription but i remem the tablet, But when i ask phramsist, He asked to get clarity on what i need, Suggested to take Montek. But is it Montek AB or Montek LC i have not noticed. I am a asthama Patient and i have Blood pressure as well, As suggested by For BP, I am taking Benetic A daily in evening befre going to sleep, For Asthama i am usiing Asthalin Inhaler. Recently when i have visted my he suggested me to take Montek in his prescription, Now i lost that entire file. Is it Montek LC or Montek AB. If you can please suggest me.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
it should be Montek AB
I am suffering from Bronchial asthma due cough formation and shortness of breath since last 6 months working in environment with full of Grease, different types of oils, kerosene etc & it's fumes due heating. Allopathy medicine like AB PHYLLINE, Montair LC & Syrup Pulmoclear could not solve the problem.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
https://www.1mg.com/otc/asthomap-tablets-otc3258641-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.take this medicine along with your treatment
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FAQs

Q. Does birth control pills have any effect on AB Phylline Syrup?

If you are taking birth control pills, dose of AB Phylline Syrup need to be reduced as birth control pills may interfere with clearance of AB Phylline Syrup, increasing its levels and chances of side effects.

Q. How should AB Phylline Syrup be taken?

AB Phylline Syrup should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor. To avoid an upset stomach it should be taken with food.

Q. Is it okay to take furosemide along with AB Phylline Syrup?

One should take proper caution if you are taking furosemide along with AB Phylline Syrup. This is because the combined use of these medicines may decrease the levels of potassium. Hence, regular monitoring of potassium levels is required.

Q. When should AB Phylline Syrup be avoided?

AB Phylline Syrup should be avoided in patients who are allergic to ambroxol, AB Phylline Syrup, or theophylline. Along with that, patients suffering from low blood pressure, irregular heart beats or rhythm or history of heart attack, liver disease or kidney disorder should avoid taking AB Phylline Syrup.

Q. Is AB Phylline Syrup the same as theophylline?

AB Phylline Syrup comprises of theophylline-7 acetate and ambroxol which makes it effective in making the mucus more fluid and clearing the airways easily, thereby making breathing easier. This effect of AB Phylline Syrup works as an added advantage over theophylline. Moreover, it also reduces the need for other medicine used to treat asthma, like salbutamol.

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: June, 2021

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