Elstar-AB Tablet

Prescription Required

Introduction

Elstar-AB Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of cough. It relieves allergic symptoms such as sneezing, running nose, watery eyes, itching, swelling, and congestion or stiffness. It also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

Elstar-AB 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 doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are stomach upset, dryness in mouth, headache, 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 make dizziness worse.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. 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 and liver diseases. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Elstar-AB Tablet

Benefits of Elstar-AB Tablet

In Cough

Elstar-AB Tablet gives relief from cough by loosening thick mucus and making it easier to cough it out. It also makes it easier for air to move in and out of your airways. This reduces the frequency of coughing and makes you feel better. Elstar-AB Tablet also relieves allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose or throat irritation. Along with medications, drink enough lukewarm water and gargle with warm salt water to ease the symptoms.

Side effects of Elstar-AB 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 Elstar-AB

  • Upset stomach
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction

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

How Elstar-AB Tablet works

Elstar-AB Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and ambroxol which relieve cough. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic that treats runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Elstar-AB Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Elstar-AB 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Elstar-AB Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Elstar-AB Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Elstar-AB Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elstar-AB Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Elstar-AB Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Elstar-AB Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elstar-AB Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Elstar-AB Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Elstar-AB 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.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Elstar-AB Tablet
₹4.5/Tablet
₹3.5/tablet
22% cheaper
Atrite 5mg/60mg Tablet
Spiritoso Healthcare
₹3.5/tablet
22% cheaper
Fedcet-A Tablet
Fedley Healthcare Private Limited
₹3.8/tablet
16% cheaper
₹3.8/tablet
16% cheaper
Lecee AM 5mg/60mg Tablet
Klokter Life Sciences
₹3.9/tablet
13% cheaper

Quick tips

  • This combination medicine helps relieve runny nose, sneezing and productive cough.
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Elstar-AB Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Elstar-AB Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
  • Inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 14 days.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient concerns

arrow
Hi , I am PATIENT 32 M, I am an asthama patient and as well as BP, now I ve lost prescription but i remem the tablet, But when i ask phramsist, He asked to get clarity on what i need, Suggested to take Montek. But is it Montek AB or Montek LC i have not noticed. I am a asthama Patient and i have Blood pressure as well, As suggested by For BP, I am taking Benetic A daily in evening befre going to sleep, For Asthama i am usiing Asthalin Inhaler. Recently when i have visted my he suggested me to take Montek in his prescription, Now i lost that entire file. Is it Montek LC or Montek AB. If you can please suggest me.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
it should be Montek AB
fever cough and cold since today morning
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Tab PAcimol 1 tab SOS, ab Histafree 1 tab Od x 3 days Steam inhalation
arrow

Related products

Related ayurvedic ingredients

Want to share the information?

Disclaimer:

Tata 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

References

  1. FDA approved prescribing information. Levocitrizine; 1995 [revised May 2007]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicne Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol and bromhexine containing medicinal products. 2015. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Ambroxol. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Levocitrizine. Slough, Berkshire: UCB Pharma Limited; 2007 [revised 27 Mar. 2019]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

SCO, No. 178, 1st Floor, Sector 39 D, Chandigarh-160036, India
Country of origin: India

MRP
45
Inclusive of all taxes
10 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT
NOTIFY ME

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

160M+
Visitors
27M+
Orders Delivered
1800+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on Tata 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

Tata 1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform

Know More About Tata 1mgdownArrow

Access medical and health information

Tata 1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1800 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on Tata 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.