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Albutamol Plus Syrup


Overview

Introduction

Albutamol Plus Syrup is used in the treatment of cough. It thins and loosens the mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening them and making it easier to breathe.

Take Albutamol Plus Syrup in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If you have suffered or are currently suffering from any stomach, liver or kidney disease, inform your doctor before you start taking this medicine. You may get rash, nausea, vomiting, bloating, irritation in ear, and headache as a side effect. It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus.

Albutamol Syrup side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Skin rash
  • Tremor
  • Palpitations
  • Muscle cramp
  • Restlessness
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Albutamol 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. Albutamol Plus Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
You can take it with food if stomach upset occurs.
Avoid Albutamol Plus Syrup with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Albutamol Syrup works

Albutamol Plus Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Salbutamol, etofylline and bromhexine. Salbutamol and etofylline are bronchodilators which relax the muscles in the airways and widen the airways. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Together, they make breathing easier.

Albutamol Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Albutamol Plus Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Albutamol Plus Syrup 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Albutamol Plus Syrup during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Albutamol Plus Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Albutamol Plus Syrup may cause side effects such as dizziness, increased or uneven heart rate, muscle cramps or muscle pain. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Albutamol Plus Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Albutamol Plus Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Albutamol Plus Syrup in patients with kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Albutamol Plus Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Albutamol Plus Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Albutamol Plus Syrup in patients with liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

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References
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