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Product introduction

Orbrox-A Syrup is a combination medicine used to treat cough. It thins the mucus in the nose and windpipe, making it easier to cough out. This medicine also relieves throat irritation and provides cooling sensation.

Orbrox-A Syrup 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 nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, headache, rash, tremor, and increased heart rate. 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 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 sleepiness 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 this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Orbrox-A Syrup

Benefits of Orbrox-A Syrup

In Cough

Orbrox-A Syrup 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. Orbrox-A Syrup also soothes your throat and gives relief from irritation. Along with medications, drink enough luke warm water and gargle with warm salt water to ease the symptoms.

Side effects of Orbrox-A Syrup

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 Orbrox-A

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Tremors
  • Increased heart rate
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Urticaria
  • Itching
  • Sweating
  • Changes in serum aminotransferase levels
  • Bloating
  • Indigestion

How to use Orbrox-A Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Orbrox-A Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Orbrox-A Syrup works

Orbrox-A Syrup is a combination of four medicines: Ambroxol, Guaifenesin, Menthol and Terbutaline.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Orbrox-A Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Orbrox-A Syrup 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 Orbrox-A Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Orbrox-A Syrup alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Orbrox-A Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Orbrox-A Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Orbrox-A Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Orbrox-A Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Orbrox-A Syrup relieves cough associated with bronchitis, bronchial asthma, emphysema and other broncho-pulmonary disorders.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are diabetic, monitor your blood glucose regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of thyroid or heart disease.
  • Stop taking Orbrox-A Syrup and inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache.

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RESPIRATORY

Patient concerns

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What is a dry and productive cough syrup for baby
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
In dry cough cough suppressants are used. In productive cough mucolytics are used.
i have dry cough & cold so which syrup i take levosalbutamol / terbutaline I am a MR in fdc i have salbutol-ls syrup
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
U can take montair LC and cough suppressant if it's dry cough
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FAQs

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Orbrox-A Syrup be more effective?

No, taking higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having increased side effects. If you do not find any relief in your symptoms while taking Orbrox-A Syrup, please consult your doctor.

Q. In which type of cough will the doctor prescribe Orbrox-A Syrup?

Orbrox-A Syrup is indicated in the treatment of a cough that is associated with excessive mucus secretion.

Q. Are there any contraindications associated with use of Orbrox-A Syrup?

It is not recommended to use Orbrox-A Syrup if you have hypersensitivity to any of the components of the formulation. Avoid the medication if you have pre-existing ischaemic heart disease, significant risk factors for ischaemic heart disease and gastric ulceration.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Orbrox-A Syrup?

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.

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References

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