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Asthakind LS Expectorant Cola Sugar Free


Overview

Introduction

Asthakind LS Expectorant Cola Sugar Free is a combination medicine used in the treatment of cough with mucus. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, itching, and watery eyes.

Asthakind LS Expectorant Cola Sugar Free 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, vomiting, muscle cramp, headache, skin rash, and increased heart rate. 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 make sleepiness worse.

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 Asthakind LS Expectorant

Side effects of Asthakind LS Expectorant

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Upset stomach
  • Stomach pain
  • Allergic reaction
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Tremor
  • Palpitations
  • Muscle cramp
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Asthakind LS Expectorant

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. Asthakind LS Expectorant Cola Sugar Free may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Asthakind LS Expectorant works

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

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Quick Tips

  • Asthakind LS Expectorant Cola Sugar Free 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 Asthakind LS Expectorant Cola Sugar Free 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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Mucus cough is there already giving only nebulizer of asthalin which is batter combination?asthakind expectorant or azitromycin 100
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
The risks that are associated with self-medication include: ?Inaccurate diagnosis. ?Using inappropriate medications that cause side effects. ?Masking the symptoms of a serious condition. ?Delaying medical advice. ?Inaccurate dosage that leads to accidental overdoseDr need a diagnosis to suggest you medicine or give opinion. Diagnosis cannot be done without clinical examination of patient. There are many underlying causes of your symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of child. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. Your child may need antibiotics. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis.
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FAQs

Q. What is Asthakind LS?

Asthakind 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 Asthakind LS?

Yes, it is safe to use Asthakind 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 Asthakind LS?

Use of Asthakind 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 Asthakind LS cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Asthakind 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 Asthakind LS cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Asthakind 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 Asthakind 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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