Overview

Uses of Ancer AF Syrup
Ancer AF Syrup is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms. It relieves symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and itching of the nose or throat.
Ancer AF Syrup side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
How to use Ancer AF 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. Ancer AF Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food if stomach upset occurs.
How Ancer AF Syrup works
Ancer AF Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Phenylephrine which relieve cold symptoms. Chlorpheniramine Maleate 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.
Ancer AF Syrup related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Ancer AF Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ancer AF 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.
Lactation
Ancer AF Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Ancer AF Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Ancer AF Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ancer AF Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ancer AF Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ancer AF Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ancer AF Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Ancer AF Syrup
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FAQs

Q. What is Ancer AF?
Ancer AF is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine + phenylephrine that helps to relieve the symptoms of cold. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. On the other hand, phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
Q. Is it safe to use Ancer AF?
Ancer AF is safe in most of the patients when used in the dose and duration as recommended by the doctor. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Sleepiness and other uncommon or rare side effects. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any problem while taking this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Ancer AF cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Ancer AF can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Can the use of Ancer AF causes sleepiness or dizziness?
Yes, the most common side effect of Ancer AF is drowsiness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or engage in other activities that need your full attention unless your healthcare provider says that you may do so. Do not drink alcohol or take other central nervous system depressants, such as cough and cold medicines, certain pain medicines and medicines that help you sleep, while taking Ancer AF. Severe drowsiness can happen or become worse, causing falls or accidents.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking higher than recommended dose of Ancer AF can lead to increased side effects or overdose. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of your medicine before consulting with your doctor.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Ancer AF?
The use of Ancer AF is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine, and if you are suffering with asthma. Tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions before taking Ancer AF.
Q. What is the storage condition for the Ancer AF?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Feb 2018.
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