Effenac AB Tablet

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Primarily used for

Asthma prevention, Mucolytic (loosen mucus in the airways), Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)
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Medicine Overview of Effenac AB Tablet

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Uses of Acebrophylline

Acebrophylline is used in the treatment of asthma prevention and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Acebrophylline

Common

Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.

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How to use Acebrophylline

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.

How Effenac AB Tablet works

Acebrophylline is a mucolytic and bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to breathe.
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Uses of Acetylcysteine

Acetylcysteine is used as mucolytic
It is also used as an antidote in paracetamol poisoning.
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Side effects of Acetylcysteine

Common

Skin rash, Itching.

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How to use Acetylcysteine

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.

How Effenac AB Tablet works

Acetylcysteine is a mucolytic medication. It loosens thick mucus (phlegm) in the nose, windpipe, and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also works as an antidote in paracetamol poisoning by replenishing the body's stores of glutathione, a chemical that removes toxic substances.

In Depth Information on Effenac AB Tablet

Expert advice for Acebrophylline

  • It is better to take Acebrophylline in the evening around 7-8 pm for protection against asthma symptoms throughout the night.
  • Acebrophylline will not work for sudden wheezing or asthma attacks once they start. Always keep a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
  • Not as effective as steroid inhalers for asthma.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with the kidney, liver or heart disease, or have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Taking Acebrophylline can reduce the requirement of steroids by 50%.

Expert advice for Acetylcysteine

  • Do not start or continue the acetyl cysteine if you are allergic to acetyl cysteine.
  • Consult your doctor before starting acetyl cysteine if you have lung diseases like asthma and bronchospasm.
Warnings
Special precautions for Effenac AB Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Effenac AB Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
Effenac AB Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Effenac AB Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Effenac AB Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Effenac AB Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Effenac AB Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Effenac AB Tablet

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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