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Ambrex Syrup

Product introduction

Ambrex Syrup medicine is used for symptomatic relief of bronchospasm in bronchial asthma and chronic bronchitis. This combination medicine relaxes the muscles walls of the small airways in the lungs. It also thins and loosens thick mucus in the air passages, making it easier to cough out.

Ambrex Syrup may be taken with or without food. However, take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor, and keep taking this medicine for as long as the doctor has recommended. The dose and duration will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. If you stop the treatment too early, your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen.

Common side effects of Ambrex Syrup include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, upset stomach, dizziness, and headache. Most of these symptoms are temporary and usually resolve with time. Let the doctor know in case they persist or worsen. 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 worsen sleepiness.

Before taking this medicine, tell the health professional about all the other medications you are taking as some of them may affect or be affected by this combination medicine. Additionally, you should tell the doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Uses of Ambrex Syrup

Benefits of Ambrex Syrup

In Symptomatic relief Asthma

Ambrex Syrup relaxes airway passages, clears congestion, and helps the patient breathe comfortably.

In Symptomatic relief Bronchitis

Bronchitis leads to chest congestion and wheezing. Ambrex Syrup relieves symptoms of bronchitis by clearing congestion and relaxing airways.

Side effects of Ambrex 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 Ambrex

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Upset stomach
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

How to use Ambrex 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. Ambrex Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ambrex Syrup works

Ambrex Syrup is a combination of ambroxol, guaifenesin, menthol, and salbutamol. Ambroxol and guaifenesin work by thinning and loosening the mucus in the airways and clearing congestion. Salbutamol makes breathing easier by relaxing the muscles of the airways, and menthol soothes the throat.

Safety advice

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ambrex Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Ambrex Syrup during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
Information regarding the use of Ambrex Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Ambrex Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Ambrex 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.
There is limited information available on the use of Ambrex Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ambrex Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ambrex Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Ambrex 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.

All substitutes

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

Quick tips

  • Drink warm water to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • If at any time your breathing gets worse, please contact your doctor or nurse for advice straightaway.
  • Do not smoke. Smoking causes irritation and damage to the lungs and will worsen your condition.
  • Try to keep your regular appointments with your doctor so they can review your condition on a regular basis.

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Patient concerns

I am suffering from dry cough and it is becoming worse day by day.Which medicine can I take to get relief?
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can asthma or bronchitis consult chest physician
She is my grandma. She's problem is while taking what is the problen plz desctibe me ASAP.
Dr. Vijay Verma
Can be bronchitis or asthma consult chest physician

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Address: Strides Shasun Limited, (Formerly Strides Arcolab Limited), Strides House, Bilekahalli, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore – 560076, India
Country of origin: India

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