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Alastin AM Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Alastin AM Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of cough. It relieves allergic symptoms such as sneezing, running nose, watery eyes, itching, swelling, and congestion or stiffness. It also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

Alastin AM Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are stomach upset, headache, and allergic reactions. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine can also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can make dizziness worse.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney and liver diseases. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Alastin AM Tablet

Side effects of Alastin AM Tablet

Common
  • Upset stomach
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Alastin AM Tablet

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. Alastin AM Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alastin AM Tablet works

Alastin AM Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Ambroxol and Loratadine, which relieves cough. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Loratidine is an antiallergic that treats runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Alastin AM Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Alastin AM Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Alastin AM Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Alastin AM Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alastin AM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alastin AM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Alastin AM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alastin AM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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

  • This combination medicine helps relieve runny nose, sneezing and productive cough.
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Alastin AM Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Alastin AM Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
  • Inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 14 days.

Patient Concerns

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I have pain near stomach and at back. I have done sonography and no stone is detected. has given me cipropen . Is it ok
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
I am not aware of the tablet
Iam using chymomax medicine.but facing vomiying sensation.how can relief
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
I am not aware of the tablet
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Alastin AM be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Alastin AM?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Alastin AM cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Alastin AM may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affect you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while taking this medicine.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Alastin AM?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Alastin AM. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Alastin AM.

Q. Can the use of Alastin AM cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Alastin AM can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy and salty.

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References
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