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Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup

Manufacturer: Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Acebrophylline
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup is used as a bronchodilator for the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other related conditions. It regulates surfactant production by reducing the bronchial obstruction.

The medicine can cause side effects such as vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, drowsiness, headache, etc. Consult your doctor, if you observe any of the following side-effects for a long time.

The dosage of the medication would be prescribed by a medical expert based on the condition of patient. In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then you can skip the missed dose. Contact your doctor, if you suspect an overdose with this medicine.

Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids unless instructed to restrict fluid intake). You may experience sensitivity to heat (avoid extremes in temperature); nervousness, dizziness, or fatigue (use caution when driving or engaging in tasks requiring alertness until response to drug is known).

Take exactly as directed; do not exceed recommended dosage. Avoid smoking (smoking may interfere with drug absorption as well as exacerbate condition for which medication is prescribed).

If you are smoking when the dosage is prescribed; inform prescriber if you stop smoking (dosage may need to be adjusted to prevent toxicity). Preferable to take on an empty stomach (1 hour before or 2 hours after meals), with a full glass of water.

Do not chew of crush sustained-release forms; capsules may be opened and contents sprinkled on soft food (do not chew beads). Avoid dietary stimulants (eg, caffeine, tea, colas, or chocolate - may increase adverse side effects).

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Pulmonologist before using this medicine.

Following conditions can be treated by using this drug:

  • Asthma

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (Copd)

Some of the side effects caused by this drug are:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The time duration for which this drug remains effective in the body is subject to variations based on the form of medicine consumed.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The time taken for this drug to show its effect is subject to vary based on the intended use and form of medicine consumed.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    It is unsafe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    This medicine usually does not affect the patients ability to drive.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution must be taken while using this medicine in patients with kidney disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Caution must be taken while using this medicine in patients with liver disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • 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?

    Contact your doctor if an overdose with this drug is suspected.
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The medication works on certain enzymes that regulate the constriction of smooth muscles. It also acts on the mucous gel phase of secretions and ciliary movements making the mucus less viscous and faster moving.

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 with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Disease

    This medicine should not be used in patients having low blood pressure, heart and blood vessel disorder, liver/kidney impairment and seizure disorders.

Ques: What is Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup?

Ans: It is used for the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, etc.

Ques: How long do I need to use Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: When should Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup be avoided?

Ans: This medication should not be used by patients who are allergic to ambroxol, acebrophylline, or theophylline. Also, patients who are suffering from low blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, heart attack, liver and kidney disease should avoid taking this drug.

Ques: How should Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup be taken?

Ans: This medication should be taken as prescribed by your medical practitioner. It is advised to take this medication along with food.

Ques: Is it okay to take furosemide along with Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup?

Ans: You must take proper caution if you are taking furosemide along with this drug as this combination may decrease the levels of potassium.

Ques: Do birth control pills have any effect on Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup?

Ans: Yes, birth control pills can cause side effects if consumed along with Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup. You are advised to take medical help.

Ques: Is Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup the same as theophylline?

Ans: No, this medication comprises of theophylline-7 acetate and ambroxol which makes it effective in making the mucus more fluid and also clears the airways easily, thereby making breathing easier.

Ques: What are the uses of Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup?

Ans: It is used in the treatment of asthma and COPD.

Ques: How Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup works?

Ans: Being mucolytic and bronchodilator, this medication works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to breathe.

Ques: What are the common side effects of Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup?

Ans: The common side effects include nausea, headache, vomiting, upset stomach, etc.

Ques: Can I consume this medication anytime?

Ans: No, it is advised to consume this medication at the same time each day.

Ques: Can I discontinue taking Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup after I feel relief?

Ans: You must not discontinue the consumption of Acebrolin 50Mg/5Ml Syrup without the doctor’s consultation.
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