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      AMBCET TAB

      Ambcet tablet
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Ambcet tablet is a mucolytic agent, used to treat cough associated with mucus. It predominantly relieves symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis, breathing difficulties, coughing, nasal congestion, etc. caused by bronchospasm such as bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out, thus making easier for air to move in and out. It is also used in the treatment of common cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, congestion. However, the uses of the tablet 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 Ambcet tablet are Ambroxol (60Mg) and Cetirizine (5Mg)

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Ambroxol is a mucolytic agent that loosen thick mucus (phlegm) making it easier to cough out. It reduces the viscosity of bronchial secretions (mucus) and helps in its removal from the airways. Cetirizine is an antiallergic medicine which blocks chemical messenger, histamine to relieve symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis such as stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Ambcet tablet:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet
      • Caution:
      • Stomach or duodenal ulcers
      • Ciliary dyskinesia and bronchial conditions
      • Hepatic impairment
      • Renal impairment
      • Children
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Ambcet tablet. When taken in the recommended dosage guidelines, the tablet is well tolerated. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Upset stomach
      • Diarrhea
      • Dry mouth or throat
      • Abdominal pain
      • Heartburn
      • Oral or pharyngeal hypoesthesia
      • Swelling of face, throat, limbs
      • Rash
      • Pruritis
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Ambcet 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.
      The tablet should be taken after food to avoid stomach upset. Take the tablet at the same time everyday as it helps to maintain 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 even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

      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 Ambcet tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Gastrointestinal discomfort
      • Abdominal pain
      • Drowsiness
      • Nausea and vomiting
      • Dizziness/fainting
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Ambcet tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication 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 patients with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the medicine may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consuming this medicine.

      Pregnancy:

      Ambcet 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 tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as headache, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the expectorant should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

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

      Food:

      There are no known food interactions with this 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 Ambcet tablet with warfarin, antibiotics, tetracyclines, quinolones, erythromycin), cefuroxime, doxycycline, gentamycin.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
      • Store at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius)
      • Keep the tablet out of reach of children
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      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 of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Ambroxol for:

      It is a mucolytic and mucokinetic agent. Makes the sputum thinner and less viscous and therefore more easily removed by coughing.

      How does Ambroxol work:

      It breaks down acid mucopolysaccharide fibers in the sputum

      How should Ambroxol be used:

      Usually comes as a tablet or syrup. Take this drug as directed by the doctor

      Common side effects of Ambroxol :

      Running nose, tears, gastric irritation and hypersensitivity.

      What precautions should I take when taking Ambroxol :

      Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

      How do I store Ambroxol :

      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

      Cough & Cold Preparations


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Ambcet tablet?

      The tablet is a mucolytic agent, used to treat cough associated with mucus. It predominantly relieves symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis, breathing difficulties, coughing, nasal congestion, etc. caused by bronchospasm such as bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out, thus making easier for air to move in and out. It is also used in the treatment of common cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, congestion.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Ambcet tablet?

      The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dyspepsia, dry mouth or throat, heartburn, oral or pharyngeal hypoesthesia, abdominal pain dizziness and drowsiness, hypouricemia. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as rash, angioedema, urticaria, pruritis.

      Q3. Should we take Ambcet tablet with food or without food?

      The tablet should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Ambcet 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 hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet. Caution is advised among patients with stomach or duodenal ulcers, ciliary dyskinesia and bronchial conditions, hepatic impairment, renal impairment, children, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Ambcet tablet make you sleepy?

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

      Q6. Is Ambcet tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Ambcet tablet lead to?

      The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to gastrointestinal discomfort, abdominal pain, drowsiness, nausea and vomiting, dizziness, fainting.

      Q7. Can I take Ambcet tablet during pregnancy?

      This medicine should be used with caution might be risky to use 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 Ambcet 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 Ambcet tablet?

      Consumption of alcohol with this tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as headache, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the expectorant should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Ambcet 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 Ambcet 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 Ambcet 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 Ambcet tablet?

      The duration required for this medicine to show its effect in the body can be observed within 15-30 minutes of administration.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Ambcet tablet last?

      The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is clinically not established.

      Q15. Can we take Ambcet 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: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is twice a day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Ambcet tablet?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. Do not take the medicine for more than 1 week. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Ambcet 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

      FOURRTS INDIA LABS PVT LTD

      vandalur road,kelambakkam-603103,tamilnadu,india

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      FOURRTS INDIA LABS PVT LTD

      vandalur road,kelambakkam-603103,tamilnadu,india

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