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Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet is used in the treatment of cough. 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.

It's better to take Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet in a dose and duration advised by the doctor. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If you have suffered or are currently suffering from any stomach, liver or kidney disease, inform your doctor before you start taking this medicine.

You may get rash, irritation in ear and headache as a side effect. You may also experience dizziness after taking it, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus.

Uses of Avihist-B Tablet

Side effects of Avihist-B Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Palpitations
  • Sweating
  • Tremor
  • Muscle cramp
  • Skin rash
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Avihist-B 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. Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Avihist-B Tablet works

Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Salbutamol/Albuterol and Bromhexine, which relieves cough. Salbutamol and bromhexine. Salbutamol is a bronchodilator which relaxes muscles in your airways and widens airways. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Together, they make breathing easier.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Avihist-B 2mg/8mg 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, increased or uneven heart rate, muscle cramps or muscle pain. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet in patients with liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet relieves cough associated with bronchitis, bronchial asthma, emphysema and other broncho-pulmonary disorders.
  • 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 Avihist-B 2mg/8mg Tablet 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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Can i take aloe vera & amla juice i winter b/c i have cough problem in winter
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
If you have cough problem you can use chawanprash insteat of amla Juice . chawanprash also base of Amla
she almost always have cough what shud b d reason dry cough medicine taken . but not much of help., ,
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
It mau be allergic check CXR and ESR
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References
  1. Salbutamol. Stockley Park West Uxbridge: Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd.; 2005 [revised 5 Feb. 2015]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicne Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol and bromhexine containing medicinal products. 2015. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Salbutamol/Albuterol. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Bromhexine. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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