Bus Q Tablet

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Introduction

Bus Q Tablet is used in the treatment of cough with mucus. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, itching, and watery eyes.

Bus Q Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach, headache, rash, and sweating. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine can also cause sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can make sleepiness worse.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Bus Q Tablet

Benefits of Bus Q Tablet

In Cough with mucus

Bus Q Tablet gives relief from cough with mucus. It helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes breathing easy and reduces the frequency of coughing. Bus Q Tablet usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours.
Along with medications, drink enough luke warm water and gargle with warm salt water to ease the symptoms.

Side effects of Bus Q 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 Bus Q

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Bloating
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Skin rash
  • Hives

How to use Bus Q 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. Bus Q Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bus Q Tablet works

Bus Q Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Bromhexine and guaifenesin which relieve cough with mucus. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which works by decreasing the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in their removal from the airways.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Bus Q Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bus Q 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Bus Q Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Bus Q Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bus Q Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bus Q Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Bus Q Tablet in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Bus Q Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bus Q Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Bus Q Tablet in these patients.

What if you forget to take Bus Q Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Bus Q 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.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick tips

  • Bus Q Tablet is prescribed to get relief from cough with mucus.
  • Drink warm water to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • Take exactly as directed by your doctor or on the label. Do not increase the dosage or take for longer than is recommended.
  • If feel dizzy after taking Bus Q Tablet, you should not drive or operate any machinery.
  • In general, most coughs do not last more than 2 weeks. If your cough does last longer than this, it's better to see your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcers or asthma.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

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BIOCHEM PHARMA, LG 113 / A, Xth Central Mall, Mahavir Nagar, 90ft Road, Next to D Mart, Kandivali - West, Mumbai - 400067.
Country of origin: India

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