Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination medicine that is prescribed to treat various types of respiratory infections. It treats the infection and prevents further infections by acting against the microorganisms. It also dilutes the thick mucus (phlegm) for easy cough out.

Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy.

Uses of Bludrox A Tablet

  • Respiratory tract infection

Benefits of Bludrox A Tablet

In Respiratory tract infection

Respiratory tract infections are those infections that can affect the sinuses, throat, airways or lungs. Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet contains two different medicines, Cefadroxil and Ambroxol, that work together to kill the bacteria that cause respiratory tract infections. Cefadroxil works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Ambroxol helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It also enhances the activity of Cefadroxil against bacteria.
It usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Bludrox A Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Bludrox A

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Flatulence
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion

How to use Bludrox A 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. Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bludrox A Tablet works

Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Ambroxol and Cefadroxil. Ambroxol is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival. Cefadroxil is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Bludrox A Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking medication as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Diarrhea might occur as a side effect of a medicine. Drink plenty of fluids or inform your doctor if it bothers you.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

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ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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Nose in close Cold chest flue a
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Can't prescribe without proper clinical examination. It can be upper respiratory tract infection or lower respiratory tract infection
Cough problem and body pain also headache
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be viral infection or respiratory tract infection. Consult a ENT specialist
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet as soon you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can the use of Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Bludrox A 30 mg/500 mg Tablet can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

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References

  1. Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore. Ambroxol; 2011. [Accessed 01 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cefadroxil monohydrate. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 1995 [revised 26 Sep. 2018]. [Accessed 01 Feb. 2019] (online) Availabe from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Ambroxol. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Dailymed. Cefradroxil. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of Origin: India

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