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Overview

Uses of Effenac AB Tablet

Effenac AB Tablet is used to prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Effenac AB Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain
  • Stomach upset
  • Rash
  • Urticaria
  • Itching
  • Drowsiness
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Nasal inflammation
  • Increased white blood cell count

How to use Effenac AB 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.

How Effenac AB Tablet works

Effenac AB Tablet is a combination of two mucolytic medicines: Acebrophylline and Acetylcysteine. It thins and loosens mucus (phlegm) making it easier to cough out.

Effenac AB Tablet related warnings

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.
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 kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Effenac AB Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Effenac AB Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Effenac AB Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Effenac AB Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Effenac AB Tablet helps in prevention and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • It has a smelly odor. This is normal and does not indicate that the medicine has changed.
  • It should be taken at the same time each day, preferably in the evening after food.
  • Drink plenty of fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Use your rescue inhaler to control sudden difficulty in breathing. 
  • Your doctor may need to take regular blood test to monitor the level of drug in your body to make sure that you are taking the right dose.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney, liver or heart disease, or if have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Effenac AB

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Can Effenac AB interfere with laboratory tests?

Yes, Effenac AB contains Acetylcysteine which may interfere with laboratory tests like urine ketone test and may cause false test results. Inform your doctor if you are using Effenac AB before taking any tests.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Effenac AB?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Will Effenac AB be more effective if taken in higher doses?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If symptoms are not getting relieved by the recommended doses, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
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