Zerotuss syrup is a combination of Ambroxol, Levosalbutamol, Guaifenesin and is used to treat cough with mucus. This medication 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 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. For children it is more feasible to administer the syrup depending on the age and intensity of the infection.
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (Sjs)
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming the doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this medication.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?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 medication 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 30mins of intake.
Is it habit forming?
No such habit forming tendencies have been noticed in this drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Zerotuss Xp 30 Mg/1 Mg/50 Mg 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?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
It 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. This medication 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 Medicine
MedicineThis medication interacts with Atenolol, Ketoconazole, Propranolol and others.
Interaction with Disease
DiseaseThis medication interacts with Diabetes, Heart Disease, Hypokalemia and others.
Ques: What is the use of Ambroxol?
Ques: What are the side effects of Ambroxol?
Here are some side effects of Ambroxol, 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 Ambroxol?
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