Content Details
Written By
PhD (Pharmacology), PGDPRA
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated on:
15 Jul 2019 | 01:01 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Albutamol Plus Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Albutamol Plus Tablet 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.

Albutamol Tablet 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 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. Albutamol Plus Tablet 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 Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Albutamol Tablet works

Albutamol Plus Tablet 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 Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Albutamol Plus Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Albutamol Plus 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Albutamol Plus Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Albutamol Plus Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Albutamol Plus Tablet 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 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Albutamol Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Albutamol Plus Tablet in patients with kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Albutamol Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Albutamol Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Albutamol Plus Tablet 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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Albutamol

arrow
Platelets count dropped to 72k plus asthma problem. Dengue test is negative
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Get admitted in hospital for assessment further investigation n platelet transfusion if need Take plenty of fluids
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
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Albutamol Plus Tablet?

User Feedback


Related Products

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Salbutamol. Stockley Park West Uxbridge: Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd.; 2005 [revised 5 Feb. 2015]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Pubchem. Etofylline. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. European Medicne Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol and bromhexine containing medicinal products. 2015. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Salbutamol/Albuterol. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Drugs.com. Etofylline. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  6. ScienceDirect. Bromhexine. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
CENTAUR HOUSE, Near Grand Hyatt, Vakola ,Santacruz – East, Mumbai – 400 055, India.
BANNED FOR SALE
As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
+91
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mg
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.