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Alkof Q Tablet

Manufacturer: Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine, Bromhexine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Alkof Q Tablet is used to provide relief from acute productive (chesty) coughs. Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it. This drug is not recommended for use in children younger than 4 years old. It is also advised to not to use this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Inform your doctor about your health condition and current medications. You should get medical help immediately if you experience any signs of severe allergic reactions such as difficult breathing, hives, swelling of your tongue, face, lips or throat.

Less serious side effects of this drug may include hypersensitivity, diarrhea, nausea, etc. The dosage for children and adults is different and is determined by the doctor based on your medical condition.

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.

This drug is used to treat:

  • Hypersensitivity

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    It is generally safe to consume alcohol with this drug.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • 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 medication behaves as an expectorant reduces adhesiveness and surface tension of congealed mucus in the upper respiratory tract to increase the flow of mucous. It also stimulates and increases the efficiency of the cilia to remove the accumulated mucus.

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 Medicine


    This drug interacts with urinary 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) and vanillylmandelic acid (VMA).
  • Interaction with Disease


    This drug interacts with renal or severe hepatic impairment, asthma, cough, etc.

Ques: What is Alkof Q Tablet?

Ans: It is used to provide relief from acute productive (chesty) coughs. Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it.

Ques: How long do I need to use Alkof Q Tablet 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 Alkof Q Tablet?

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 Alkof Q Tablet 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 Alkof Q Tablet?

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