Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup


Introduction

Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup is used in the treatment of cough. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also produces a sensation of coolness and relieves minor throat irritation.

Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup 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 nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, indigestion, bloating, headache, sweating, rash, muscle cramp, tremor, and increased heart rate. 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 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 sleepiness 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 this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Alernyl B Syrup

Benefits of Alernyl B Syrup

In Cough

Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup gives relief from cough by loosening thick mucus and making it easier to cough it out. It also makes it easier for air to move in and out of your airways. This reduces the frequency of coughing and makes you feel better. Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup also soothes your throat and reduces irritation. Along with medications, drink enough lukewarm water and gargle with warm salt water to ease the symptoms.

Side effects of Alernyl B Syrup

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Alernyl B

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Bloating
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Muscle cramp
  • Tremor
  • Increased heart rate
  • Palpitations

How to use Alernyl B 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. Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alernyl B Syrup works

Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup is a combination of four medicines: Bromhexine, Guaifenesin, Menthol and Salbutamol. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which works by decreasing the stickiness of airway secretions and helps in their removal from the airways. Menthol is an organic compound which produces a sensation of coolness and relieves minor throat irritation. Salbutamol is a bronchodilator which relax the muscles in the airways and widen the airways.Together, they make breathing easier.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Alernyl B Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup, 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

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Quick tips

  • Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup relieves cough associated with bronchitis, bronchial asthma, emphysema and other broncho-pulmonary disorders.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are diabetic, monitor your blood glucose regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of thyroid or heart disease.
  • Stop taking Alernyl B 4mg/100mg/1mg/2mg Syrup and inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache.

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RESPIRATORY

Patient concerns

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What is a dry and productive cough syrup for baby
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
In dry cough cough suppressants are used. In productive cough mucolytics are used.
i have dry cough & cold so which syrup i take levosalbutamol / terbutaline I am a MR in fdc i have salbutol-ls syrup
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
U can take montair LC and cough suppressant if it's dry cough
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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Bromhexine. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Guaifenesin. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Menthol. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Ammonium chloride. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Salbutamol. Stockley Park West Uxbridge: Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd.; 2005 [revised 5 Feb. 2015]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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