Ambroxol + Guaifenesin + Menthol + Terbutaline is a combination of four medicines: Ambroxol + Guaifenesin + Menthol + Terbutaline1, Ambroxol + Guaifenesin + Menthol + Terbutaline2, Ambroxol + Guaifenesin + Menthol + Terbutaline3 and Ambroxol + Guaifenesin + Menthol + Terbutaline4. Ambroxol + Guaifenesin + Menthol + Terbutaline1 is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Ambroxol + Guaifenesin + Menthol + Terbutaline2 is an expectorant which works by decreasing the stickiness of airway secretions and helps in their removal from the airways. Ambroxol + Guaifenesin + Menthol + Terbutaline3 is an organic compound which produces a sensation of coolness and relieves minor throat irritation. Ambroxol + Guaifenesin + Menthol + Terbutaline4 is a bronchodilator which relaxs the muscles in the airways and widens the airways.Together, they make breathing easier.
Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Elcoff Syrup be more effective?
No, taking higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having increased side effects. If you do not find any relief in your symptoms while taking Elcoff Syrup, please consult your doctor.
Q. In which type of cough will the doctor prescribe Elcoff Syrup?
Elcoff Syrup is indicated in the treatment of a cough that is associated with excessive mucus secretion.
Q. Are there any contraindications associated with use of Elcoff Syrup?
It is not recommended to use Elcoff Syrup if you have hypersensitivity to any of the components of the formulation. Avoid the medication if you have pre-existing ischaemic heart disease, significant risk factors for ischaemic heart disease and gastric ulceration.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Elcoff Syrup?
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it 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.
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.