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Acelast 100mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Acelast 100mg Capsule 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.


Acelast 100mg Capsule 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. 

Side effects of Acelast Capsule

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Upset stomach
  • Restlessness

How to use Acelast Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acelast 100mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Acelast Capsule works

Acelast 100mg Capsule 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
Acelast 100mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Acelast 100mg Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Acelast 100mg Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Acelast 100mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Acelast 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acelast 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Acelast 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acelast 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Acelast Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Acelast 100mg Capsule, 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.
Acelast 100mg Capsule
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Acelast 100mg Capsule 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.

Patient Concerns

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i m suffering from breathing problem cough chest infame . Do tell chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .So tell which medicines should i take to treat this problem.
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Pulmonology
It is less likely you have copd at this age You need detailed check up and spirometry test for same
Old cough at morning last 15 years
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
can be bronchial asthma or COPD consult chest physician
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FAQs

Q. Does birth control pills have any effect on Acelast?

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

Q. How should Acelast be taken?

Acelast 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 Acelast?

One should take proper caution if you are taking furosemide along with Acelast. 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 Acelast be avoided?

Acelast should be avoided in patients who are allergic to ambroxol, Acelast, 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 Acelast.

Q. Is Acelast the same as theophylline?

Acelast 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 Acelast 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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