This is a drug primarily used to cure common cold symptoms. It clears the respiratory tract and breaks up the phlegm. It aids in the release of surfactant which in turn prevents the mucus from sticking to the bronchial wall. It also shields one from various irritating agents and infections. This tablet is an active ingredient in cough syrups which facilitates easy breathing in case of clogging up of the nasal cavity.
Each tablet of this medication contains 30 mg hydrochloride whereas every 15 ml contains 15mg of ambroxol hydrochloride. Its action begins fairly quickly, just 30 mins after intake. This medication is clinically proven to make the sputum thinner and less vicious and helps to cure cough.
This drug is also used to treat different forms of inflammatory pulmonary conditions, bronchitis, bronchospasm asthma and pneumoconiosis. In the case of acute bronchitis, this medication should be paired with necessary antibiotics.
This medication helps in treating the following problem in the human body:
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (Sjs)
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?It is recommended that breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this medication.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
It is advisable not to drive if one experiences dizziness, drowsiness or low blood pressure conditions after consumption of this drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
If one is suffering from severe gastric ulceration it is recommended to use this tablet only after consulting the doctor.
Does this affect liver function?
In case of liver ailments also it is necessary to take advise from the doctor prior to consumption of the drug.
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of this medication typically lasts for a time period of 16 to 24 hours.
What is the onset of action?
Just like most drugs used in the treatment of respiratory troubles, this medication too begins action fairly quickly, just within 30 mins of intake.
Is it habit forming?
No such habit forming tendencies have been noticed in this drug.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
This is a combination of four medicine which includes Ambroxol, Levocetirizine, Paracetamol, and Phenylephrine. It is used to cure common cold symptoms. Ambroxol clears the respiratory tract and breaks up the phlegm. It aids in the release of surfactant which in turn prevents the mucus from sticking to the bronchial wall. Levocetirizine selectively inhibits the peripheral H1 receptors thereby reducing the histamine levels in the body. It specifically acts on allergies caused in the stomach and intestine, blood vessels and airways leading to the lung. Paracetamol is a pain relief medication that selectively inhibits enzyme function in the brain which allows it to treat pain and fever. It activates certain receptors in the brain that inhibit pain signals. Phenylephrine works by narrowing the swelling of blood vessels in the ear and nose, thereby providing great relief from discomfort.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
Interaction of this medicine with alcohol is unknown. However, it is wise to consult with the doctor before taking the drug with alcohol.
Interaction with Medicine
The metabolism of this tablet may be decreased when combined with the following drugs: Warfarin, 4-hydroxycoumarin, 5-androstenedione, 6-O-benzylguanine.
Interaction with Disease
This medication should be used with extreme caution in case of patients suffering from gastric ulcers or with a history of the same as it will only lead to the worsening of the situation.
Interaction with Food
There are no specific interactions of this drug with food. It may be consumed with or without food.
Ques: What is 1 Al Total Tablet?
Ques: What is the use of 1 Al Total Tablet?
This is a medicine which is used for the treatment, control, and prevention of the below mentioned conditions such as:
- Emphysema with bronchitis pneumoconiosis
- Acute exacerbations of bronchitis
- Acute and chronic bronchopulmonary diseases associated with abnormal mucus secretion
- Acute sore throat
Ques: What are the side effects of 1 Al Total Tablet?
Here are some side effects of this tablet, which are listed below:
- Abdominal pain
- Dry mouth or throat
- Altered taste
- Gastrointestinal side effects
- Skin rash and itching
Ques: How many times a day should I take 1 Al Total Tablet?
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