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    Acebrophylline

    Information about Acebrophylline

    Acebrophylline uses

    Acebrophylline is used in the treatment of cough.

    How acebrophylline works

    Acebrophylline thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

    Common side effects of acebrophylline

    Vomiting, Nausea, Drowsiness, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Abdominal pain, Shortness of breath, Esophageal obstruction, Heartburn, Airway inflammation, Increased white blood cell count, Loss of appetite, Rash, Itching, Urticaria, Constipation, Diarrhoea

    Available Medicine for Acebrophylline

    • ₹105 to ₹167
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹97 to ₹149
      Lupin Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹107 to ₹152
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹80 to ₹141
      Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹78 to ₹140
      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹89 to ₹147
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹60 to ₹82
      Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹82 to ₹154
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹144
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹63
      Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Acebrophylline

    • Acebrophylline should be preferably taken after meals to avoid gastrointestinal discomfort.
    • Inform your doctor if you are on therapy with other medications such as frusimide, reserpine, barbiturates or phenytoin.
    • Inform your doctor if you have any nervous system disorders like epilepsy and are taking any therapy for the same.
    • Inform your doctor if you are a smoker.
    • Inform your doctor if you are breast-feeding.

    Frequently asked questions for Acebrophylline

    Acebrophylline

    Q. What is Acebrophylline used for?
    Acebrophylline is used to treat symptoms of bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It blocks the intracellular enzyme (phosphodiesterases) followed by increase in level of messenger known as cyclic adenosine monophosphate, which promotes relaxation of bronchial muscles
    Q. How does it work?
    It inhibits the release of certain inflammatory chemicals (leukotrienes, tumor necrosis factor etc) in the lung thereby preventing inflammation in the lung. It also reduces thickness of the mucus thus making it easy for the patient to clear the mucus load
    Q. Is Acebrophylline an antibiotic or steroid?
    No. Acebrophylline is not an antibiotic or steroid
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    Q. What is Acebrophylline capsule?
    Acebrophylline is available in capsule dosage form for the treatment of adults suffering from bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

    Content on this page was last updated on 12 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)