Acebrophylline 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 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).
Following conditions can be treated by using this drug:
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (Copd)
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.
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.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Acebrophylline as ingredient
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 Disease
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