Q. Does birth control pills have any effect on Ablung 100mg Capsule?
If you are taking birth control pills, dose of Ablung 100mg Capsule need to be reduced as birth control pills may interfere with clearance of Ablung 100mg Capsule, increasing its levels and chances of side effects.
Q. How should Ablung 100mg Capsule be taken?
Ablung 100mg Capsule should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor. To avoid an upset stomach it should be taken with food.
Q. Is it okay to take furosemide along with Ablung 100mg Capsule?
One should take proper caution if you are taking furosemide along with Ablung 100mg Capsule. This is because the combined use of these medicines may decrease the levels of potassium. Hence, regular monitoring of potassium levels is required.
Q. When should Ablung 100mg Capsule be avoided?
Ablung 100mg Capsule should be avoided in patients who are allergic to ambroxol, Ablung 100mg Capsule, or theophylline. Along with that, patients suffering from low blood pressure, irregular heart beats or rhythm or history of heart attack, liver disease or kidney disorder should avoid taking Ablung 100mg Capsule.
Q. Is Ablung 100mg Capsule the same as theophylline?
Ablung 100mg Capsule comprises of theophylline-7 acetate and ambroxol which makes it effective in making the mucus more fluid and clearing the airways easily, thereby making breathing easier. This effect of Ablung 100mg Capsule works as an added advantage over theophylline. Moreover, it also reduces the need for other medicine used to treat asthma, like salbutamol.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.