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AB FLO N TAB

Country of origin: INDIA

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10 Units/pack

MRP 207.25

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AB FLO N TAB

Ab Flo N tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Ab Flo N tablet is a combination of bronchodilator and mucolytic agent used to relieve blockage, swelling, chest congestion associated with conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema, bronchitis. The tablet helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out, thus making easier for air to move in and out. It is used to relieve symptoms of wheezing, cough, shortness of breath, chest discomfort, fatigue. However, the uses mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredients of Ab Flo N tablet are Acebrophylline (100 Mg) and N-Acetylcysteine (600 Mg).

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Acebrophylline is a bronchodilator, works by relaxing the smooth muscles of the airways in the lungs and also regulates the production and movement of mucus from the windpipe. N-Acetylcysteine is a mucolytic agent, that acts by reducing the thickness of mucus present in the airways providing relief from congestion and stuffiness in the nose.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Ab Flo N tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet
  • Acute asthma
  • Acute myocardial infarction
  • Caution:
  • History of bronchospasm
  • Atopy
  • Seizure disorders
  • Hypotension or cardiogenic shock
  • Peptic ulcers
  • Esophageal varices
  • Children
  • Hepatic and renal impairment
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Ab Flo N tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. You may experience one or more of the following common side effects:

  • Fever
  • Sweating
  • Acidosis
  • Abdominal discomfort and distension
  • Flatulence
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn
  • Bronchospasm
  • Skin rash
  • Drowsiness
  • Throat irritation
  • Runny nose

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Headache
  • Numbness of the hands
  • Sleeplessness
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Change in blood pressure
How to Use

Take Ab Flo N tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
This tablet should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested.

Overdosage

Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Ab Flo N tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Anaphylactoid reactions
  • Convulsions
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Bradycardia
  • Respiratory or cardiac arrest
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use this tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Ab Flo N tablet may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this tablet.

Liver:

Caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the tablet may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Ab Flo N tablet should be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Lactation:

The medicine is likely unsafe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk. Consult your doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness, breathing problems or difficulty in breast feeding.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects such as excessive drowsiness, dizziness, light headedness. If you notice any abnormal reactions, report to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

Foods and beverages containing caffeine should be avoided as it may worsen the side effects of the tablet.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Ab Flo N tablet with cimetidine, cephalosporins, activated charcoal, carbamazepine, phenytoin, propranolol, azithromycin, ketoconazole, medicines for chest pain (Nitro-glycerine).

Precautions
  • Do not use this tablet post the expiry date
  • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
FDA Pregnancy Category

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


Drug Composition information
What is Acebrophylline for:

It is used for treatment of adult patients with COPD and bronchial asthma

How does Acebrophylline work:

It works by dilating the airway tubes and breaking down the mucus

How should Acebrophylline be used:

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.

Common side effects of Acebrophylline :

Belly pain or heartburn, loss of appetite, diarrhea, or vomiting

What do I do if I miss a dose

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.

What precautions should I take when taking Acebrophylline :

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

When do I need to seek medical help

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.

Can I take Acebrophylline with other medicines:

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.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Acebrophylline :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

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.

Therapeutic Classification

Antiasthmatic & COPD Preparations, Respiratory Stimulants


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Ab Flo N tablet?

The tablet is a combination of bronchodilator and mucolytic agent used to relieve blockage, swelling, chest congestion associated with conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema, bronchitis. The tablet helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out, thus making easier for air to move in and out. It is used to relieve symptoms of wheezing, cough, shortness of breath, chest discomfort, fatigue.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Ab Flo N tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include heartburn, fever, sweating, acidosis, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, diarrhea, bronchospasm, skin rash, drowsiness, throat irritation, runny nose, abdominal discomfort and distension. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as gastrointestinal bleeding, headache, numbness of the hands, change in blood pressure, sleeplessness, unusual tiredness and weakness.

Q3. Should we take Ab Flo N tablet with food or without food?

Take the tablet with, or just after meals to avoid stomach upset.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Ab Flo N tablet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with acute asthma, acute myocardial infarction, Caution is advised among patients with history of bronchospasm, atopy, seizure disorders, hypotension or cardiogenic shock, peptic ulcers, oesophageal varices, renal and hepatic impairment, children, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Ab Flo N tablet make you sleepy?

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Ab Flo N tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Ab Flo N tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to anaphylactoid reactions, convulsions, thrombocytopenia, bradycardia, respiratory or cardiac arrest.

Q7. Can I take Ab Flo N tablet during pregnancy?

This tablet must be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Q8. Can Ab Flo N tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Ab Flo N tablet?

Consumption of alcohol with this tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, light headedness. If you notice any abnormal reactions, report to your doctor immediately.

Q10. How to store Ab Flo N tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Ab Flo N tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Ab Flo N tablet to children?

If used according to the directions given by your doctor, it is safe to be used in children.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Ab Flo N tablet?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is 1-2 hours.

Q14. How long does the effect of Ab Flo N tablet last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is clinically not established.

Q15. Can we take Ab Flo N tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Most recommended dose is two tablets per day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Ab Flo N tablet?

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.

Q17. When should I take Ab Flo N tablet?

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.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

LUPIN LTD

a-28/1, m.i.d.c, chikalthana,aurangabad - 431210, india

Packed By

LUPIN LTD

a-28/1, m.i.d.c, chikalthana,aurangabad - 431210, india

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