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Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet

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Product introduction

Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine that effectively treats respiratory tract infection. It manages the symptoms of excessive coughing by loosening the mucus (cough). It also helps in killing the infection-causing microorganisms.

Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet 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, diarrhea, stomach pain, 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 worsen your sleepiness.

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 Amgat Tablet

  • Respiratory tract infection

Benefits of Amgat Tablet

In Respiratory tract infection

Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet helps treat respiratory tract infection by killing the bacteria causing infection. It also helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This reduces congestion or stuffiness and helps in easy breathing. This medicine usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Along with medications, drink enough lukewarm water and gargle with warm salt water to feel better.

Side effects of Amgat Tablet

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 Amgat

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Amgat Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Amgat Tablet works

Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Ambroxol and Gatifloxacin which treat respiratory tract infection associated with excessive mucus (phlegm). Ambroxol is a mucolytic that thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Gatifloxacin is an antibiotic that kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Addition of Ambroxol enhances the antibacterial effect of Gatifloxacin.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
The most common side effects that can occur when taking Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Take plenty of water while you are taking this medicine
Liver
CAUTION
Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Amgat Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet, 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

  • Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet is prescribed for the treatment of various respiratory infections.
  • Avoid taking indigestion remedies, or supplements containing iron, magnesium, or zinc at least 2 hours before or after taking Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet. This is because Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet combines with these medicines, which makes it less effective in fighting infection.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of asthma or stomach ulcers.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient concerns

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Nose in close Cold chest flue a
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Can't prescribe without proper clinical examination. It can be upper respiratory tract infection or lower respiratory tract infection
Cough problem and body pain also headache
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be viral infection or respiratory tract infection. Consult a ENT specialist
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Amgat 60 mg/400 mg Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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References

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  2. European Medicine Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol and Gatifloxacin; 2015. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Ambroxol. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. MedlinePlus. Guaifenesin. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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BIOCHEM PHARMA, LG 113 / A, Xth Central Mall, Mahavir Nagar, 90ft Road, Next to D Mart, Kandivali - West, Mumbai - 400067.
Country of origin: India
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