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Overview

Introduction

Amrox-LS Oral Drops is used in the treatment of cough with mucus. It thins and loosens mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out. It also helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening them and making it easier to breathe.


Take Amrox-LS Oral Drops in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. But, never take a double dose to make up for the missed one. 

This medication may cause side effects like stomach upset, dry mouth, increased heart rate, nausea, rash, and vomiting. Consult your doctor if your symptoms worsen or are accompanied by a high fever or persistent headache. It may also cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration. 

If you have suffered or are currently suffering from any liver or kidney problems, inform your doctor before you start taking this medicine. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding without doctor consultation.

Uses of Amrox-LS Oral Drops

Side effects of Amrox-LS Oral Drops

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach upset
  • Stomach pain
  • Allergic reaction
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Urticaria
  • Tremor
  • Palpitations
  • Muscle cramp
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Amrox-LS Oral Drops

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. Amrox-LS Oral Drops may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amrox-LS Oral Drops works

Amrox-LS Oral Drops is a combination of three medicines: Ambroxol, Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol and Guaifenesin, which relieves cough with mucus. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Levosalbutamol is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which decreases the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways. Together, they make breathing easier.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Amrox-LS Oral Drops. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amrox-LS Oral Drops 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 Amrox-LS Oral Drops during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Amrox-LS Oral Drops alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amrox-LS Oral Drops should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amrox-LS Oral Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Amrox-LS Oral Drops in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Amrox-LS Oral Drops should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amrox-LS Oral Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Amrox-LS Oral Drops in these patients.

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Quick Tips

  • Amrox-LS Oral Drops relieves cough accompanied with mucus that is associated with broncho-pulmonary disorders such as bronchitis, bronchial asthma and emphysema.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are diabetic, monitor your blood glucose regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of thyroid or heart disease.
  • Stop taking Amrox-LS Oral Drops 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.

Patient Concerns

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I am having cough with mucus from last 7 to 8 days. Please suggest some medicine.
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
You may take Hepar sulph 200, 4 drops in half cup water thrice daily for 5 days and Koffez cough syrup 1 tsp twice daily for 5 days
Fever and cough with mucus General weakness
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please start syp chericoff 2.5 ml thrice daily for the next 5 days. Also nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage. Give plenty of fluids to drink. Paracetamol to control fever in weight appropriate doses.
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FAQs

Q. What is Amrox-LS?

Amrox-LS is a combination of three medicines: Ambroxol, Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol, Guaifenesin. It is used in the treatment of cough with mucus. Ambroxol is a mucolytic. It thins and loosens the mucus (phlegm) which makes it easier to cough out. Levosalbutamol is a bronchodilator and it works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and widens the airways. Guaifenesin is an expectorant. It works by decreasing the stickiness of the mucus (phlegm) and helps to remove it easily from the airways.

Q. Is it safe to use Amrox-LS?

Yes, it is safe to use Amrox-LS in most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, allergic reaction, dizziness, headache, rash, urticaria, tremor, palpitations, muscle cramp and increased heart rate. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Amrox-LS?

Use of Amrox-LS is considered to be harmful in patients with a history of allergy to any of the active or inactive ingredients. Levosalbutamol and beta-blockers like propranolol should not usually be taken together.

Q. Can the use of Amrox-LS cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Amrox-LS can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.

Q. Can the use of Amrox-LS cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Amrox-LS can cause diarrhea. In case you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q. What are the recommended storage conditions for Amrox-LS?

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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