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Cetmet Acc Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Cetmet Acc Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough and common cold symptoms. It relieves allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and congestion or stuffiness. It also thins the mucus in the nose, windpipe, and lungs, making it easier to cough out.

Cetmet Acc 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, upset stomach, dryness in mouth, fatigue, and allergic reaction. 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 dizziness and 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 worsen your sleepiness.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. Keep it out of reach of children. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Cetmet Acc Tablet

Benefits of Cetmet Acc Tablet

In Treatment of Dry cough

A dry cough is a cough where no phlegm or mucus is produced. It may cause a tickling sensation or itching in the throat and may be due to cold, flu, allergies or throat irritants. Cetmet Acc Tablet suppresses severe dry cough and gives you relief from an itchy throat. Apart from this, it also reduces symptoms of allergy like watery eyes, sneezing and runny nose. Along with taking Cetmet Acc Tablet, gargling with warm salt water and having ginger or honey can help you manage dry cough.

Side effects of Cetmet Acc 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 Cetmet Acc

  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness

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

How Cetmet Acc Tablet works

Cetmet Acc Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Ambroxol, dextromethorphan and cetirizine which relieve dry cough. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Cetmet Acc Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cetmet Acc 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 Cetmet Acc Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cetmet Acc Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cetmet Acc Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cetmet Acc Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Cetmet Acc Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cetmet Acc Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cetmet Acc 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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Patient Concerns

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Bouts , common cold. Some bouts .
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
For cough, cold -- Prevent dehydration. Fluids may help thin secretions and soothe an irritated throat. Dry, hacking coughs respond to honey in hot water, tea, or lemon juice. Drink plenty of fluids to replace those lost from sweating and having a runny nose, get plenty of rest, eat healthily ? a low-fat, high-fibre diet is recommended, including plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. OTC drugs, gargling with salt water and sucking on menthol sweets can help relieve a sore throat and blocked nose, are generally safe for older children and adults to take, but might not be suitable for babies, young children. Avoid applying Vicks VapoRub to babies and toddlers.You should never give children under 4 years of age over-the-counter cough and cold products without checking with your child's doctor. These medicines may harm young children.
Fever common cold cough headach
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Tab PAcimol 500 1 SOS, Steam inhalation, Tab lording 1OD x 3 days
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References

  1. European Medicine Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol. 2001. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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