What is AMBCET Syrup used for?
AMBCET Syrup tablet/capsule/syrup is used for the treatment of allergic symptoms, such as watery eyes, runny nose, itchy eyes and nose, sneezing, hives, and itching.
AMBCET Syrup may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does AMBCET Syrup work?
In AMBCET Syrup, Ambroxol belongs to the class of drugs called expectorant drugs. The drug acts by thinning and loosening the mucus, which helps in easy removal of mucus.
Cetirizine belongs to the class of drugs called anti-histamine & anti-allergic drugs. The drug acts by blocking certain chemicals (histamines), which cause allergic symptoms. Thus, it helps in treating allergic symptoms.
How to take AMBCET Syrup?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take AMBCET Syrup tablet/capsule/syrup as prescribed by your doctor.
- Swallow the tablet/capsule whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet/capsule.
- Shake the syrup well before taking each dose so as to ensure the uniform mixing of the drug. Use a measuring cup while taking each dose.
If you miss a dose of AMBCET Syrup, please take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
What are the drugs that interact with AMBCET Syrup?
Drugs that interact with AMBCET Syrup include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of AMBCET Syrup?
The following are the most common side effects of AMBCET Syrup:
- Dry mouth
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Blurred vision
- Bleeding from gums and nose
- Difficulty in breathing
- Difficulty in urinating
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while taking AMBCET Syrup?
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if AMBCET Syrup cause dizziness.
- Do not stop taking the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
- Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of AMBCET Syrup.
- Keep the medication out of reach of children.
You are advised not to take AMBCET Syrup if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
What should you tell your doctor before taking AMBCET Syrup?
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
- Inform the doctor if you have any history of allergic reaction with the usage of AMBCET Syrup.
- Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing medical conditions, such as enlarged prostate, kidney disease and liver disease.
- Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking AMBCET Syrup.
Frequently Asked Questions about AMBCET Syrup
- Can I recommend AMBCET Syrup to others?
- Is it normal to experience diarrhoea while taking AMBCET Syrup?
- Can I use Sertraline with AMBCET Syrup?
- Is it safe to alter the dose of AMBCET Syrup?
It is not advisable to recommend drugs to others as the severity of the condition and medical history is not the same for every individual.
Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect of AMBCET Syrup. However, consult your physician if you experience persistent diarrhoea.
No, it is not advisable to use Sertraline with AMBCET Syrup as it may aggravate side effects like dizziness, drowsiness and difficulty in concentrating.
It is not advisable to alter the dose prescribed. Consult your doctor for dose-related queries.
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