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Relent Tablet

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Product introduction

Relent 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.

Relent 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, fatigue, sedation, 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 Relent Tablet

Benefits of Relent Tablet

In Treatment of Cough

Cough is a sudden, forceful expulsion of air that helps clear any mucus or irritant in the throat or airways. If it happens more frequently, due to an underlying disease or an allergy, it can be bothersome. Relent Tablet helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It will also relieve allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose or throat irritation and help you carry out your daily activities more easily.
This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Take it as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor. Taking this medicine enables you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Relent 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 Relent

  • Upset stomach
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Sedation
  • Allergic reaction

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

How Relent Tablet works

Relent Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cetirizine and Ambroxol, which relieves cough. Cetirizine 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
Relent Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Relent 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
UNSAFE
Relent Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Relent Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Relent Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Relent Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Relent Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Relent Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Relent Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Relent 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.

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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 Relent Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Relent 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.

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Patient concerns

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Hello doctor , my son used to get cough n cold often since he was a baby. our child specialist mostly specify relent plus ,2.5 ml per dose , n for 3-5 days. But since the age of 4 , he often pees in his pants, he gets rashes after bath, he gets stomach upset often n ends up vomitting , viral fever . Currently he's in u.k.g n he gets peed in his pants without his knowledge. I went to homeopathy doctor and now he is very much better , almost recovered. I am afraid his side effects are due to relent plus . And today I have given him a spoon (5 ml) of relent since he coughed more and severe nose block unable to sleep. And Cheri coffee , salt waterfgaugle didn't help, although he is 5 + yrs, am afraid of its side effects. Please guide with honest answer. Vasanth 9XXXXXX
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
Side effect of relent is less likelyYour Question is not clear to me . Please ask your question more clearly and in detail and also try be more specific and descriptive
My kid has cold and cough last 5 days.i gave him relent and brozeet LS by his cough increase at night.plz help me.
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis and clinical examination.
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FAQs

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Relent Tablet?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Relent Tablet. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness/sleepiness caused by Relent Tablet.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Relent Tablet?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Relent Tablet. This medicine contains Cetirizine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Relent Tablet cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Relent Tablet may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive car, operate machinery, work at heights or participate in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while you are taking this medicine.

Q. Will Relent Tablet be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended dosage does not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Relent Tablet cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Relent Tablet can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night.

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References

  1. Cetirizine. New York, New York: Pfizer Labs; 2003. [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. Drugs.com. Cetrizine. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Ambroxol. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: May, 2023

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