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Ambroxol + Loratadine

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Ambroxol + Loratadine Uses

Ambroxol+Loratadine is used in the treatment of cough.

How Ambroxol + Loratadine works

Ambroxol + Loratadine is a combination of two medicines: Ambroxol and Loratadine, which relieves cough. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Loratidine is an antiallergic that treats runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Common side effects of Ambroxol + Loratadine

Headache, Nausea, Increased appetite, Dyspepsia, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Abdominal pain
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Expert advice for Ambroxol + Loratadine

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

Frequently asked questions for Ambroxol + Loratadine

Ambroxol + Loratadine

Q. Can the use of Ambroxol+Loratadine cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Ambroxol+Loratadine may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affect you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while taking this medicine.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Ambroxol+Loratadine?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Ambroxol+Loratadine. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Ambroxol+Loratadine.

Q. Can the use of Ambroxol+Loratadine cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Ambroxol+Loratadine 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. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy and salty.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Ambroxol+Loratadine be more effective?

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 doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Ambroxol+Loratadine?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as 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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