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Overview

Introduction

Ambrox Plus Syrup is a combination medicine used to treat dry cough. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out. It also provides relief from seasonal allergic conditions such as runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing and congestion or stuffiness.

Ambrox 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 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 upset, loss of appetite, headache, rash, and insomnia. 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 may also cause dizziness, 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. Keep it out of reach of children. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should tell your doctor if you have any liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Ambrox Plus Syrup

Side effects of Ambrox Plus Syrup

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Upset stomach
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)

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

How Ambrox Plus Syrup works

Ambrox Plus Syrup is a combination of four medicines: Ambroxol, guaifenesin, chlorpheniramine and phenylephrine which relieve dry cough. Ambroxol 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 mucus (phlegm) and helps in their removal from the airways. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ambrox Plus Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ambrox 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ambrox Plus Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ambrox Plus Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ambrox Plus Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ambrox Plus Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ambrox Plus Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ambrox Plus Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ambrox Plus Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

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Dry Barking cough Fever Headache
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
dolokind Plus twice a day for 3 days and syrup grilinctus BM 15ml thrice a day for 5 days
Please suggest Medicine& precautions for cure the same. Now given prescription is Now,suffer from Dry cough & cold & fever
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
take syrup Grilinctus BM 5 ml 3 times for 3 daysaceclo Plus 3 times for 3 days
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References
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