Ascoril Syrup is a combination of three categories of drugs- ambroxol, levosalbutamol and guaifenesin. It is available in the form of syrup and tablets.
It is used to treat chronic respiratory troubles accompanied by mucus. It breaks down the mucus and facilitates easy breathing. It is a prescribed medicine and given to asthma and COPD patients. There are specific doses for adults and children.
Ascoril Ls works by widening the air passage which gets tightened due to effects of asthma. The mucolytic agents soften the mucus and bring down its thickness. This clears the air passage and relieves the patient from cough.
Since the drug is known to cause drowsiness, it is advisable to take it only after consulting the doctor and in prescribed doses. Its side effects include weakness, dizziness, fever, tremors, constipation etc. One should not to drive after taking this medicine. It is not a habit forming drug.
Ascoril Syrup is helpful in treating the below provided problems:
Is It safe with alcohol?
Duration of the effect of this drug is approximately for a span of 24 hours.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Ascoril Ls should be avoided during pregnancy. In case of urgent need consult your doctor for alternative choices.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women are advised to discuss with their doctor about consuming this medication.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Only if you experience side effects like dizziness and drowsiness it is a safe option not to drive.
Does this affect kidney function?
If one is suffering from mild kidney diseases, he should adjust the dose of the medicine in consultation with the doctor.
Does this affect liver function?
A patient suffering from liver aliments is advised to consult the physician before consuming the medicine.
What is the onset of action?
Onset of action can be felt an hour after consumption of this medicine.
Is it habit forming?
No such habit forming tendencies have been reported in this drug.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Since this drug causes dizziness, it is advisable not to take it with alcohol.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
Consume the missed dose immediately after you remember it. But do not take two consecutive doses within short period of times as it may lead to overdose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
In case of accidental overdose one needs to seek immediate medical help.
Ascoril Ls Junior Syrup is an agent that causes diffusion of thick mucus. Uncontrolled quantity of nitric oxide (NO) is related to inflammation and other kinds of disruptions of the functioning of the airways. Ascoril Ls Junior Syrup inhibits the activation of guanylate cyclase which is nitric oxide dependent.
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 Disease
Interaction with Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is not known for sure. However due to side effects like dizziness, it is suggested you do not consume alcohol while taking this drug.
Interaction with Food
There are no interaction of this drug with food. You can consume it with or without food.
Interaction with Medicine
Ascoril Ls interacts negatively with the following drugs- labetalol, amoxicillin, cefuroxime, erythromycin, acebutolol.
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Ambroxol- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 23 April 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/ambroxol
Levalbuterol- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 23 April 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/levosalbutamol
Medicines For Cough- Drugs Bank [Internet]. drugsbanks.com. 2018 [Cited 23 April 2019]. Available from:https://www.drugsbanks.com/medicines-for-cough/
Guaifenesin- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 23 April 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/guaifenesin
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