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Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup


Overview

Introduction

Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup 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.

Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg 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 stomach upset, dryness in mouth, headache, fatigue, and allergic reaction. 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 Ambicet Syrup

Side effects of Ambicet Syrup

Common
  • Upset stomach
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Ambicet 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. Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ambicet Syrup works

Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and ambroxol which relieve cough. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic that treats runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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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 Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Ambicet 5 mg/30 mg Syrup 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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Fever, cold, cough from 3 days
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
cetcip 10 mg, crocin 500 mg twice daily for 5 dayssyrup Ascoril LS 5ml twice daily for 5 days
My child had a heavy cold and cough. What should i give from the following : 1) ZYRCOLD 2.5 MG/30 MG SYRUP 2) NOSCOTUSS SUSPENSION 3) DELCON PLUS SYRUP 4) RESPICURE D SYRUP
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis.Dr need a final diagnosis or provisional diagnosis to suggest you investigations or medicine or give opinion. In present situation diagnosis cannot be done without taking in to consideration details of history and findings of clinical examination of patient. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
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References
  1. FDA approved prescribing information. Levocitrizine; 1995 [revised May 2007]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicne Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol and bromhexine containing medicinal products. 2015. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Ambroxol. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Levocitrizine. Slough, Berkshire: UCB Pharma Limited; 2007 [revised 27 Mar. 2019]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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