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Cetmet Acc Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Cetmet Acc Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough. 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

Side effects of Cetmet Acc Tablet

Common
  • 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.

Alternate Brands

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

Patient Concerns

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References
  1. European Medicine Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol. 2001. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Cetirizine. New York, New York: Pfizer Labs; 2003. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Ambroxol. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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