Cetirizine + Ambroxol is a combination of two medicines: Cetirizine and Ambroxol, which relieves cough. Cetirizine is an antiallergic that treats runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out.
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Cetam Syrup. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness/sleepiness caused by Cetam Syrup.
Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Cetam Syrup?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Cetam Syrup. This medicine contains Cetirizine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Cetam Syrup cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Cetam Syrup may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive car, operate machinery, work at heights or participate in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Will Cetam Syrup be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?
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 dosage does not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can the use of Cetam Syrup cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Cetam Syrup 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 15th Sep 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.