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Ambrolite D Plus Syrup


Product introduction

Ambrolite D Plus Syrup is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough. It relieves allergic symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, and throat irritation. It also provides relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Ambrolite D Plus 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 healthcare team 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, loss of appetite, and headache. 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 worsen your sleepiness.

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. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Ambrolite D Plus Syrup

Benefits of Ambrolite D Plus Syrup

In Treatment of Dry cough

A dry cough, also known as non-productive cough, is a cough where no phlegm or mucus is produced. This is irritating, usually associated with a tickly throat, and may be caused due to cold, flu, allergies, or throat irritants. Ambrolite D Plus Syrup suppresses dry, hacking coughs. It will also relieve allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose, or throat irritation and help you carry out your daily activities more easily.

This medicine is safe and effective. Ambrolite D Plus Syrup usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Take it as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor.

Side effects of Ambrolite D Plus 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 Ambrolite D Plus

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache

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

How Ambrolite D Plus Syrup works

Ambrolite D Plus Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Phenylephrine, Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, which relieves dry cough. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ambrolite D Plus Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ambrolite D Plus 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ambrolite D Plus Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ambrolite D Plus Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ambrolite D Plus Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ambrolite D Plus Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Ambrolite D Plus Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ambrolite D Plus Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Ambrolite D Plus 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.
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Quick tips

  • Ambrolite D Plus Syrup helps in the treatment of dry cough.
  • It is usually taken only for a short time until the symptoms clear up.
  • Measure the syrup with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon.
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • Stop taking this medicine 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.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient concerns

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Ambrolite S cough syrup is safe in pregnancy of 10 weeks.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
If your cough is excessive, which might harm the pregnancy, in that case you can take this cough syrup. Otherwise avoid cough syrups in general during pregnancy. Take it only if cough is very bad.
Irritating throat little cough nostrils get blocked while in sleep hence compelled to use otrivin drops and ambrolite d cough syrup please guide me for my relief's
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
Get ct scan of paranasal sinus and recert
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Ambrolite D Plus Syrup cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Ambrolite D Plus Syrup may make you feel drowsy or may cause you to fall asleep during your daily activities. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while taking this medicine.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Ambrolite D Plus Syrup?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Ambrolite D Plus Syrup. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

Q. Will Ambrolite D Plus Syrup be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Ambrolite D Plus Syrup?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Drugs.com. Chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Chlorpheniramine + Phenylephrine + Dextromethorphan. Spring Valley, New York: Silarx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Tablets (India) Limited, “Jhaver Centre”, 72 Marshalls Road, Chennai 600 008.
Country of origin: India

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