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. Astharid Expectorant may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Astharid Expectorant is a combination of two medicines: Guaifenesin and terbutaline. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which decreases the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways. Terbutaline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. Together, they make breathing easier.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Astharid Expectorant 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.
Astharid Expectorant is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Astharid Expectorant does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Astharid Expectorant should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Astharid Expectorant may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Astharid Expectorant should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Astharid Expectorant may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited information is available on the use of Astharid Expectorant in these patients.
What were the side-effects while using Astharid Expectorant?
No Side Effect
How much was the improvement?
What are you using Astharid Expectorant for?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Feb 2018.