AB-Flo Cap is used to treat and prevent symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, which is a lung disorder in which flow of air to the lungs gets blocked. This medicine helps to relax the muscles of the air passages and widening it which makes it easier to breathe.There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.
The active ingredients of Ab-Flo Cap is Acebrophylline 100 MG
AB-Flo Cap is a mucolytic and bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles of the airways, aids in thinning and loosening mucus, making it easier to breathe.
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the product
Ab-Flo Cap is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this product. Some common side-effects are as follows:
Ab-Flo Cap can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take it at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow it whole with water, immediately after opening the tab from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the medicine.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
This medication should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.
Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking Ab-Flo Cap, contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:
It is best to take this medicine only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? This medicine is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease. There might be mild/adverse side-effects on patients. The limited data available suggests that adjustments of doses of this medicine may be needed in these patients. It is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the kidney before using it.
safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This medicine is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease. There might be mild/adverse side-effects on patients with liver ailments. The limited data available suggests that adjustments of doses of this medicine may be needed in these patients. It is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the liver before using it.
safe to use in pregnant women? This medicine may be unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Even though animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby, it is still not yet conclusive as the studies which have been conducted on humans are limited. Therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it.
safe to use in breastfeeding women? This tab may be unsafe if you are breastfeeding. This medicine should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether this medicine may be used by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.
is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.
does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this product, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor before using it.
Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patients health. This medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.
Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Known interactions of Ab-Flo Cap are with allopurinol, carbamazepine, phenytoin, propranolol, cimetidine, azithromycin. Do not start this product on your own. Please consult your doctor.
Category N: Not classified yet
It is used for treatment of adult patients with COPD and bronchial asthma
It works by dilating the airway tubes and breaking down the mucus
To gain the most benefit, take the medicine daily or as prescribed by your doctor. Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. Do not crush or chew.
Belly pain or heartburn, loss of appetite, diarrhea, or vomiting
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis.
Alert your doctor if you had an allergic reaction to ambroxol, acebrophylline, or theophylline. Use caution if you are suffering from heart problems, high blood pressure, and liver problems. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant
Seek help if you think there was an overdose or signs of a very bad reaction to the drug, any rash or if a side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
The dosage of this drug may have to be adjusted if you are taking certain antibiotics or ulcer drugs. Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Antiasthmatic & COPD Preparations
AB-Flo Cap is used to treat and prevent symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, which is a lung disorder in which flow of air to the lungs gets blocked. This medicine helps to relax the muscles of the air passages and widening it which makes it easier to breathe.
Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, abdominal discomfort and distension, runny nose, throat irritation, heartburn, flatulence, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, drowsiness, gastrointestinal bleeding, skin rash, drowsiness, headache, sleeplessness, numbness of the hands, changes in blood pressure, unusual tiredness and weakness and swelling and soreness of the inside of the mouth.
It can be taken with food or on an empty stomach.
Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs , heart ailments, liver and kidney disease should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.
Yes. This tab may make drowsy.
No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, an overdosage can lead to symptoms like difficulty in breathing, fatigue, swollen glands in neck, neuropsychiatric events, swelling in the ear, voice changes, body aches or pain, anxiety and depression.
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
No. It needs a prescription.
Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.
Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).
No. Please swallow it whole.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.
The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours of administration of the dose.
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours. However, it is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.
Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.
The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.
Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.
Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.
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