Briovent Syrup

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Primarily used for

Asthma, Cough, Cough with mucus
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Pregnancy
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60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Briovent Syrup

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Uses of Terbutaline

Terbutaline is used in the treatment of Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).
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Side effects of Terbutaline

Common

Cough, Respiratory tract inflammation, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Respiratory tract infection, Throat irritation.

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How to use Terbutaline

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.

How Briovent Syrup works

The Terbutaline works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.
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Uses of Acebrophylline

Acebrophylline is used in the treatment of Cough.
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Side effects of Acebrophylline

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Drowsiness, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Abdominal pain, Shortness of breath, Esophageal obstruction, Heartburn, Airway inflammation, Increased white blood cell count, Loss of appetite, Rash, Itching, Urticaria, Constipation, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Acebrophylline

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.

How Briovent Syrup works

Acebrophylline thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.
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Uses of Guaifenesin

Guaifenesin is used in the treatment of Cough with mucus.
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Side effects of Guaifenesin

Common

Nausea, Itchy rash, Hypersensitivity reaction, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Vomiting.

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How to use Guaifenesin

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.

How Briovent Syrup works

Guaifenesin works by decreasing the stickiness of airway secretions and helps in their removal from the airways.

In Depth Information on Briovent Syrup

Expert advice for Terbutaline

  • This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
  • Limit alcoholic beverages.
  • Avoid smoking and smoke prone places.
  • Do not use terbutaline if you are allergic to terbutaline or to other drugs such as epinephrine, albuterol.
  • Consult your doctor before taking terbutaline if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.

Expert advice for Acebrophylline

  • Acebrophylline should be preferably taken after meals to avoid gastrointestinal discomfort.
  • Inform your doctor if you are on therapy with other medications such as frusimide, reserpine, barbiturates or phenytoin.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any nervous system disorders like epilepsy and are taking any therapy for the same.
  • Inform your doctor if you are a smoker.
  • Inform your doctor if you are breast-feeding.

Expert advice for Guaifenesin

  • Do not take guaifenesin if you have known allergy to it.
  • Stop guaifenesin and consult your doctor immediately if you develop breathing difficulty swelling on your face, neck throat or tongue (severe allergic reactions).
  • Do not take guaifenesin if you are taking more than one cough and cold medicine.
  • Consult your doctor before you start taking guaifenesin if you have asthma, inflammation of air passages (bronchitis), lung disorder in which the flow of air to the lungs is blocked (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) such as emphysema, smokers cough,  porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder that affects skin and other organs).
  • Consult your doctor before you start guaifenesin if you are suffering from liver or kidney problems, or if you are taking alcohol.
  • Guaifenesin should not be combined with cough suppressants in the treatment of cough.
  • Consult your doctor if your symptoms worsen or do not improve within 7 days, tend to recur, or are accompanied by a fever, rash, or persistent headache.
  • It is important to tell your doctor, while undergoing urine tests, if have recently taken or are taking guaifenesin as it can affect some results.
  • Do not take guaifenesin if you are pregnant or breast feeding unless it is advised by your doctor.
  • Use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle; discard after 4 weeks of opening even if not used (consult your pharmacist for the procedure to dispose).
Warnings
Special precautions for Briovent Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Briovent Syrup 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Briovent Syrup should be used with caution during lactation.
Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Briovent Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Brioven
t Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Briovent Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Terbutaline

Q. Is terbutaline a steroid/ corticosteroid/ a catecholamine/ a narcotic/ cough syrup?
Terbutaline (also available as Bricanyl, Brozedex and in combination as Asthakind) belongs to a class of medications called beta agonists. It is used to prevent and treat wheezing, cough, shortness of breath, and chest tightness caused by asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. It is not a corticosteroid, catecholamine or a narcotic
Q. Is Terbutaline FDA approved/ available over the counter?
Terbutaline is FDA approved drug and available only by prescription given by your doctor
Q. Is Bricanyl the same as Ventolin/ better than Ventolin?
Terbutaline (Bricanyl) and salbutamol (Ventolin) belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Is Bricanyl a preventer or reliever?
Terbutaline (Bricanyl) is a reliever inhaler, as it relieves asthma attack
Q. Does Terbutaline cause autism/ cause diarrhea/ cause hyperglycemia/ cause respiratory depression/ make you tired/ cause weight gain/ make you fat/ raise blood pressure?
Terbutaline may cause hyperglycemia and increased heart rate. It is not known to cause other side effects mentioned. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of the side effects when taking Terbutaline.
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Frequently asked questions for Acebrophylline

Q. What is Acebrophylline used for?
Acebrophylline is used to treat symptoms of bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It blocks the intracellular enzyme (phosphodiesterases) followed by increase in level of messenger known as cyclic adenosine monophosphate, which promotes relaxation of bronchial muscles
Q. How does it work?
It inhibits the release of certain inflammatory chemicals (leukotrienes, tumor necrosis factor etc) in the lung thereby preventing inflammation in the lung. It also reduces thickness of the mucus thus making it easy for the patient to clear the mucus load
Q. Is Acebrophylline an antibiotic or steroid?
No. Acebrophylline is not an antibiotic or steroid
Q. What is Acebrophylline capsule?
Acebrophylline is available in capsule dosage form for the treatment of adults suffering from bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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Frequently asked questions for Guaifenesin

Q. What is Guaifenesin used for?
Guaifenesin is an expectorant, mainly used to relieve chest congestion by aiding the removal of mucus
Q. What is Ascoril+/Ascoril LS/ Ascorl D cough syrup?
Ascoril+ cough syrup contains terbutaline, while Ascorl LS contails levosalbutamol. In addition both syrups contain bromhexine and guaifenesin and are used to relieve cough due to acute and chronic inflammation of the airways (bronchitis) and other cough conditions.Ascoril D is a medicine for dry cough and it does not contain guaifenesin
Q. Is Ascoril+ an antibiotic?
No, Ascoril+ cough syrup contains terbutaline, bromhexine and guaifenesin. It does not contain any antibiotic
Q. Does Ascoril+/ Ascoril LS cause drowsiness?
No, terbutaline, levosalbutamol, bromhexine and guaifenesin do not cause any drowsiness. Hence, Ascoril+ or Ascoril LS syrup does not cause drowsiness
Q. How long can I take guaifenesin?
Consult your doctor for use more than 7 days
Q. Can I take guaifenesin if I have high blood pressure?
Guaifenesin should not be taken by individuals with high blood pressur
Q. Can I take guaifenesin with phenylephrine, ibuprofen, amoxicillin and paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
There are no known drug interactions between phenylephrine, ibuprofen, amoxicillin and paracetamol (acetaminophen) and guaifenesin. However, consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on guaifenesin
Q. Can I take guaifenesin with Sudafed (pseudoephedrine-decongestant preparation) and Dayquil (OTC cold and cough preparation), Benadryl, benzonatate?
Guaifenesin can be taken with other cold and cough preparation including Sudafed, Dayquil, Benadryl and benzonatate . However, other formulations containing guaifenesin must be avoided to avoid a double dose. Also, guaifenesin should not be combined with cough suppressants in the treatment of cough since the combination would not be logical and you may be exposed to unnecessary side effects.
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