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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR EFFENAC AB

Acebrophylline(100mg)

Uses

Acebrophylline is used in the treatment of cough

How it works

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

Common side effects

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
Acetyl Cysteine(600mg)

Uses

Acetyl Cysteine is used as mucolytic (loosen mucus in the airways)
It is also used as an antidote in paracetamol poisoning.

How it works

Acetyl cysteine works as mucolytic by dissolving thick mucus in the nose, windpipe, and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also works as an antidote in paracetamol poisoning by restoring the body's supply of glutathione, a chemical that removes the harmful substance.

Common side effects

Skin rash, Itching

COMMON DOSAGE FOR EFFENAC AB TABLET

Patients taking EFFENAC AB TABLET

  • 86%
    Twice A Day
  • 14%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR EFFENAC AB

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Expert advice FOR EFFENAC AB

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR EFFENAC AB

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
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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.

Acetyl Cysteine

Q. What is acetylcysteine?
Acetylcysteine is used in the treatment of paracetamol poisoning and as a mucolytic agent in the treatment of different respiratory problems. It is a prescription drug and should only be used as per the doctor's advice.
Q. What is acetylcysteine used for?
Acetylcysteine injection is used for the treatment of paracetamol overdose (where you may have taken too much paracetamol).<br>Acetylcysteine powder is used to treat breathing difficulties caused by too much mucus in the lungs and airways or the mucus being too thick and sticky to cough up easily.
Q. How does acetylcysteine work?
Acetylcysteine works as an antidote that decreases liver toxicity by neutralizing the toxic substance produced after a high dose of paracetamol has been taken. It also helps in thinning the mucus which helps in clearing the mucus from the lungs.
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Q. Does acetylcysteine increase glutathione?
Yes, acetylcysteine increases the glutathione levels.
Q. Does acetylcysteine cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect with acetylcysteine. Ask your doctor in case you have weight gain while taking acetylcysteine.
Q. What are the benefits of acetylcysteine?
Acetylcysteine is useful in the treatment of paracetamol poisoning and as a mucolytic agent in the treatment of different respiratory illnesses.
Q. Where does acetylcysteine come from?
Acetylcysteine is an n-acetyl derivative of the endogenous amino acid L-cysteine.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)