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Respira Syrup

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Overview

Introduction

Respira Syrup is used in the treatment of cough with mucus. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, itching, and watery eyes.

Respira 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 healthcare team 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, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach, headache, rash, tremor, palpitations, muscle cramps, 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. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Respira Syrup

Side effects of Respira 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 Respira

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Upset stomach
  • Allergic reaction
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Tremor
  • Palpitations
  • Muscle cramp
  • Increased heart rate

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

How Respira Syrup works

Respira Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Ambroxol, Guaifenesin and Salbutamol, which relieves cough with mucus. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which decreases the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways. Salbutamol is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. Together, they make breathing easier.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Respira Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Respira 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Respira Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Respira Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Respira Syrup may cause side effects such as dizziness, increased or uneven heart rate, muscle cramps or muscle pain. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Respira Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Respira Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Respira Syrup in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Respira Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Respira Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Respira Syrup in these patients.

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Quick Tips

  • Respira Syrup relieves cough accompanied with mucus that is associated with broncho-pulmonary disorders such as bronchitis, bronchial asthma and emphysema.
  • 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 Respira 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.

Fact Box

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Have severe cough from last three days. Thick mucus discharge with each cough
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Diabetology
Syrup TusQ X 1tsf tid x 3 days
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References

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Geno Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., Pharmaceutical Complex, Tivim Industrial Estate, Karaswada, Mapusa, Goa - 403 526
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