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Brethmol Plus Syrup

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Brethmol Plus Syrup

Brethmol Plus Syrup side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Brethmol Plus 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. Brethmol Plus Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Brethmol Plus Syrup works

Brethmol Plus Syrup is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Brethmol Plus Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Brethmol Plus Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Brethmol Plus Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Brethmol Plus Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or more prolonged use of Brethmol Plus Syrup may cause drowsiness and other effects in the baby or decrease the milk supply
Driving
Brethmol Plus Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Brethmol Plus Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Brethmol Plus Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Brethmol Plus Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE
Brethmol Plus Syrup is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Brethmol Plus Syrup is recommended.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Brethmol Plus Syrup to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
  • As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Brethmol Plus Syrup at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Brethmol Plus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Brethmol Plus

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Sir, whenever there is a mosquito bite on my any part of body, red and scratchy bumps occur on my skin. The hand and legs look very terrifying as there are several bite marks on my them. It is also very itchy and scratchy. I use dipgenta plus but it also doesn't help me much. I am from a small city and no any doctors are able to help me. I requst you to prescribe me good ointments to get rid of these marks.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
this is a type of allergic reaction due mostly starts from childhood u have to take proper protective measures like wearing full sleeve garmentsu can use the mosquito repellent creams when going outside or visiting a forest or area full for insectsbut don't apply it over raw woundsuse momate f cream - twice daily over the areas for 2wks continuouslythen apply once daily for 2wks
Can consumption of etizolam lead to rashes all over the skin? My gave me etizolam 0.25 mg. And I also take nurokind plus capsules fr b12 deficiency For last 2 months. I have been having these rashes since last 2 days. Day before Yesterday my ENT gave me some antibiotics for throat and we thought allergic reaction was due ro that so he stopped the medicines. So I haven't consumed them since yesterday.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
It's very rare but any medicine can cause a drug rash. Vitamin B12 can also be the culprit. It's better to see the skin specialist to differentiate whether it's a drug rash or not. In any case, etizolam should not be regularly taken for more than few weeks.
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FAQs

Q. Is Brethmol Plus a steroid? What is it used for?

Brethmol Plus is an anti-allergic medication, not a steroid. It relieves the symptoms of allergy. It is used to relieve runny nose, sneezing, and redness, itching, and watering of the eyes caused by hay fever or seasonal allergies. It also relieves similar symptoms caused due to allergies to substances such as dust mites, animal dander, and mold. It is also used to treat symptoms of hives, including itching and rash.

Q. Does Brethmol Plus make you tired and drowsy?

Yes, Brethmol Plus can make you tired, sleepy and weak. If you have these symptoms, you should avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.

Q. How long does it take for Brethmol Plus to work?

You will notice an improvement within an hour of taking Brethmol Plus. However, it may take a little longer to notice the full benefits.

Q. Can I take Brethmol Plus and fexofenadine together?

Sometimes doctor may advise you to take two different antihistamines together if you are being treated for a severe itchy rash. If you are taking Brethmol Plus during daytime, your doctor may prescribe another antihistamine which causes sleepiness for the night, especially if the itch makes it difficult for you to sleep. Do not take 2 antihistamines together unless recommended by your doctor.

Q. Is it safe to take Brethmol Plus daily for a long time?

Brethmol Plus is safe if used as prescribed by your doctor. Moreover, it is unlikely to harm you if you take it for a long time. But, it is best to take Brethmol Plus for as long as you need it.

Q. For how long should I continue Brethmol Plus?

The duration of the medicine depends on why you are taking Brethmol Plus. If you are taking it for an insect bite, you may need it for a day or two. You may need to take Brethmol Plus for a longer time if you are taking it to prevent symptoms of chronic allergic rhinitis (inflammation of nose) or chronic urticaria. Talk to your doctor if you are unsure about the duration of using Brethmol Plus.

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