Medicine Overview of Ambrolene Syrup
Ambrolene Syrup is used in the treatment of clear mucus from lungs.
Side Effects of Ambrolene are Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach upset.
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. Ambrolene Syrup is to be taken with food.
Ambrolene Syrup is a mucolytic medication. It thins and loosens mucus (phlegm) in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out.
In Depth Information on Ambrolene Syrup
- Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol if you have a history of severe allergic reactions of skin (Stevens-Johnson syndrome or Lyell syndrome).
- Do not continue taking ambroxol and contact your doctor immediately, if you notice any damage to skin or mucosa (moist tissue that lines the inner side of nose, mouth, lungs, and the urinary and digestive tracts).
- Avoid taking drugs that suppress cough (antitussives) if you are taking ambroxol.
- Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
- Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol if you are breast-feeding.
- Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol if you have.
- Severe liver or kidney problems. You may need dose reduction or extension of dosing interval.
- A disease called Ciliary dyskinesia in which the hair like structures along the airways called cilia are faulty and do not help in clearing the mucus.
Ambrolene Syrup related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ambrolene Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Ambrolene Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Ambrolene Syrup alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Ambrolene Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ambrolene Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Ambrolene Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ambrolene Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Ambrolene Syrup
Q. Is Ambrolene an antibiotic/steroid?
No. Ambrolene belongs to a class of drugs called expectorants (aid expulsion of mucus as cough) or mucolytic (liquefy and loosen mucus). It has no know effect against infections. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids
Q. Is Ambrolene good for dry cough?
No. Ambrolene is more effective in the treatment of productive cough associated with thickened mucus and poor mucus clearance
Q. Is Ambrolene a prescription drug?
Cough syrups containing Ambrolene and other active drugs commonly used for cough and cold may be available as over the counter (OTC) without prescription
Q. Is Ambrolene/mucolite safe for infants?
Mucolite is a trade name for active drug Ambrolene. Ambrolene may be used in children below 2 years of age only when prescribed by a doctor. It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your child’s or infant’s doctor
Q. Is ambrodil a cough syrup?
Ambrodil is a trade name for active drug ambroxol. It is available as cough syrup and is effective in the treatment of productive cough associated with thickened mucus and poor mucus clearance
Q. Ambroxol/ambrodil syrup/ambrolite syrup/mucolite/mucolite drops used for?
Ambrodil, ambrolite, mucolite are trade names for active drug ambroxol and are available as drops or syrup. Ambroxol belongs to a class of drugs called expectorants or mucolytics and is effective in liquefying and loosening thick mucus that can be coughed out easily. It is effective in treatment of productive cough associated with diseases of the respiratory tract such as long-term inflammation of air passages (chronic bronchitis), inflammation of air passages associated with asthma (asthmatic bronchitis), bronchial asthma, recurrent inflammation or infection of the airways (Bronchiectasis), infection of lungs (pneumonia), infections of middle ear (otitis media), inflammation of air cavities (sinuses) around nose (sinusitis), sore throat (nasopharyngitis)
Ambrodil S is a trade name for a combination of active drugs ambroxol and salbutamol and guaifenesin
Q. What are mucolite tablets/drops and Is mucolite syrup for cough?
Yes. Mucolite is a trade name for active drug ambroxol and is available as cough syrup/ tablets and drops. It is effective in treatment of productive cough associated with diseases of the respiratory tract such as long-term inflammation of air passages (chronic bronchitis), inflammation of air passages associated with asthma (asthmatic bronchitis), bronchial asthma, recurrent inflammation or infection of the airways (Bronchiectasis), infection of lungs (pneumonia), infections of middle ear (otitis media), inflammation of air cavities (sinuses) around nose (sinusitis), sore throat (nasopharyngitis)
Q. Does Ambrolene make you sleepy/ you high?
Ambrolene is not known to make you sleepy or high.
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