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Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR


Overview

Introduction of Acevel Tablet SR

Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR 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.

It is taken by mouth with food. But, its advisable to take it at the same time each day. In case you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor. Before taking this medicine inform doctor if you are suffering from any kidney, liver or heart disease. Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood potassium levels. Inform your doctor if you notice muscle twitching or weakness, or an irregular heartbeat.

It may cause nausea and headache as its side effects.

Acevel Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal upset
  • Restlessness

How to use Acevel Tablet SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR is to be taken with food.

How Acevel Tablet SR works

Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR 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.

Acevel Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Acevel Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR, 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.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Acevel 200 mg Tablet SR 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

Questions Related to Acevel

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I have chronic bronchitis and have stomach problem from 4 month I have take ab phyliine SR 200 for lungs and rabeprazole sodiuum (20 mg) and levosulpride( 75 mg ) for stomach as toxic are out with cough and I have nothing eat as I eat comes out. And vomiting. When I taken above drug no problem and when stopped the problem .will the disease is life long as blood pressure and eat medicine daily for whole life or problem may solve. Thanks
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
You need evaluation for the nature and severity of bronchitis. Please readhttp://www.arohealth.com/bronchial-asthma/
I am the patient , I suffer breathing problem since childhood and I have been taking montair fx and pump since long time . Is there any permanent cure ?
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
usually asthma can be well controlled so that you do not require regular inhalers throughout year. this can be achieved by seeing your pulmonary function tests and avoiding allergens
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User Feedback


FAQs

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

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

Q. How should Acevel be taken?

Acevel 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 Acevel?

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

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

Q. Is Acevel the same as theophylline?

Acevel 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 Acevel 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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