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Zerotuss Xp 30 Mg/1 Mg/50 Mg Syrup

Manufacturer: Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Ambroxol, Levosalbutamol, Guaifenesin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 08, 2019

Zerotuss syrup is a drug primarily used to cure respiratory diseases. It clears the respiratory tract and breaks up the phlegm. 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.

Below are the uses of the medication:

  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

  • Gastric Ulcer

Below are the side effects of the medication:

  • Gastrointestinal discomfort

  • vomiting

  • Increased heartbeat

  • Difficulty in swallowing

  • 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.

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  • 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 Disease

    Disease

    This medication interacts with Diabetes, Heart Disease, Hypokalemia and others.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Atenolol, Ketoconazole, Propranolol and others.

Ques: What is the use of Ambroxol?

Ans: Ambroxol is used to cure respiratory diseases.

Ques: What are the side effects of Ambroxol?

Ans:

Here are some side effects of Ambroxol, which are listed below:

  1. Nausea
  2. Vomiting
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Indigestion
  5. Heartburn
  6. Bloatedness
  7. Abdominal pain
  8. Dry mouth or throat
  9. Altered taste
  10. Gastrointestinal side effects
  11. Skin rash and itching

Ques: How many times a day should I take Ambroxol?

Ans: The advised dose is 30mg (one tablet) to be taken three times a day. The tablets may be taken with or without food, no specific harms have been seen till now. It is not a prescribed medication.
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What are the side effects of Zerotuss Xp 30 Mg/1 Mg/50 Mg Syrup ?
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What are the interactions of Zerotuss Xp 30 Mg/1 Mg/50 Mg Syrup ?
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