Shwas Syrup

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Medicine Overview of Shwas Syrup

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Uses of Bromhexine

Bromhexine is used in the treatment of cough.
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Side effects of Bromhexine

Common

Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash, Dizziness, Headache.

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How to use Bromhexine

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. Avoid Shwas Syrup with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Shwas Syrup works

Bromhexine thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.
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Uses of Etofylline

Etofylline is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and asthma.
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Side effects of Etofylline

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Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.

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How to use Etofylline

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. Avoid Shwas Syrup with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Shwas Syrup works

Etofylline works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.
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Uses of Menthol

Menthol is used in the treatment of dermatitis, itching and eczema.
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Side effects of Menthol

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Balance disorder (loss of balance), Vomiting, Altered heart rate, Drowsiness, Hypersensitivity reaction, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Contact dermatitis, Skin irritation, Apnea (absence of breathing), Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement), Vertigo, Coma.

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How to use Menthol

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. Avoid Shwas Syrup with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Shwas Syrup works

Menthol primarily activates the cold-sensitive TRPM8 receptors in the skin. Menthol, after topical application, causes a feeling of coolness due to stimulation of 'cold' receptors by inhibiting Ca++ currents of neuronal membranes. It may also yield analgesic properties via kappa-opioid receptor agonism.
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Uses of Albuterol

Albuterol is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Albuterol

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Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Palpitations, Restlessness, Tremor.

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How to use Albuterol

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. Avoid Shwas Syrup with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Shwas Syrup works

Albuterol is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Shwas Syrup

Expert advice for Bromhexine

  • Tell your doctor if you have ever had or are suffering from stomach ulcer. You may not be prescribed Bromhexine as it can aggravate your problem.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any liver/kidney disease or asthma.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to Bromhexine or any of its ingredients.

Expert advice for Etofylline

  • Inform your doctor if you have any liver problems, thyroid disorders, high blood pressure, history of fits (seizures), or stomach ulcers (peptic ulcers).
  • Tell your doctor if you are a smoker or have history of smoking or alcohol consumption.
  • Use with caution if you are an elderly patient or have heart problems or hypoxemia (a condition related to very low oxygen levels in blood).
  • Contact your doctor immediately if you experience worsening of symptoms of asthma.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to etofylline, other xanthine derivatives or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if less than six years.
  • Do not take if history of heart attack or fits.
  • Do no take if suffering from stomach ulcers (peptic ulcers).

Expert advice for Albuterol

• Do not give albuterol in an inhalation form to children under 4 years of age. • Tell your doctor if you have or have a history of any heart disease, high blood pressure, rapid/uneven heart rate, convulsion episodes, diabetes, a hormonal condition called hyperthyroidism or low levels of potassium in your blood. • Talk to your doctor if your symptoms worsen or if you feel that symptoms are no longer being controlled by the medicine. • Do not drive or operate machinery as albuterol may cause trembling or shaking of hands and feet as well as dizziness. • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. • Should not be given to patients who are allergic to albuterol or any of its ingredients. • Should not be given to patients with underlying heart diseases.
Warnings
Special precautions for Shwas Syrup
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Shwas Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Shwas Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Shwas Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Shwas Syrup alters the ability to dr
ive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Shwas Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Shwas Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Shwas Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver d
isease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Shwas Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Shwas Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Bromhexine

Q. Is Bromhexine an antihistamine?
No, Bromhexineis not an antihistamine.

Frequently asked questions for Albuterol

Q. Is albuterol a steroid or a corticosteroid?
Albuterol is not a steroid or a corticosteroid
Q. Is it addictive?
No it is not an addictive
Q. Is Albuterol safe and over the counter?
Albuterol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. Albuterol is not available over-the-counter. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner
Q. Does Albuterol make you sleepy?
Albuterol can cause sleepiness as a rare side effect
Q. Is Albuterol the same as Ventolin?
Albuterol and ventolin belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Can I take Albuterol for bronchitis, coughing, chest congestion, pneumonia, croup (respiratory infection caused by a virus)?
Albuterol is mainly used in asthma. It is good in the treatment of chest congestion and can prevent getting pneumonia
Q. Can I take Albuterol and Advair?
Using Albuterol and Advair together can increase heart related side effects
Q. Can I take Albuterol with prednisone?
Concomitant use of Albuterol and prednisolone may result in hypokalaemia (deficiency of potassium in the blood)
Q. Can I take Albuterol with Symbicort?
Using Albuterol with symbicort may increase heart related side effects such as increased heart rate, blood pressure or irregular heart rhythm.
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