molecule

Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

Molecule Description

Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin is a combination medicine. It is used t...
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uses

Uses of Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin is used to provide symptomatic relief from symptoms such as cough, chest tightness, shortness of breath associated with asthma and chronic bronchitis.
contraindications

Contraindications of Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

When should one not use Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

  • If you are allergic to ambroxol, terbutaline, menthol, guaifenesin
  • If you have problems with your heart
  • If you suffer from gastric ulcers
sideEffects

Side effects of Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Dry mouth
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin during pregnancy?
A:
Consult a doctor before taking Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin during pregnancy as limited safety data is available in pregnant women.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin while breastfeeding?
A:
Consult a doctor before taking Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin while breastfeeding as limited safety data is available.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin?
A:
Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin may make you feel drowsy, thus you need to be cautious while driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol with Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin, as it may worsen the side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are already suffering from high blood pressure, diabetes, fits, thyroid or other heart diseases.
  • You are having a liver or kidney problem.
  • You experience heart-related problems after using this medicine.
  • You may experience a sudden drop of potassium level in your blood on concomitant treatment.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

How Does It Work?

  • Ambroxol acts as a mucolytic agent. It works by loosening/thinning up the mucus in the respiratory passages and makes the mucus less sticky. Thereby helping in removing the cough out.
  • Terbutaline has bronchodilator properties. It relaxes the muscles of the airways and inhibits the release of inflammation-causing chemical substances. Thereby, it improves airflow to the lungs and hel...
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  • Guaifenesin is an expectorant; it helps thin the mucus in the airways and makes it easier to cough out and clear the airways.
  • Menthol helps in soothing the throat and gives a cooling effect in airway passage.
interactions

Interactions of Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way ambroxol+terbutaline+menthol+guaifenesin works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat your heart problems, psychiatric illnesses or are taking water pills, furosemide and hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Inhaled anaesthesia should also be avoided during the treatment as it may increase the risk of heart problems.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: In which all dosage forms is Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin available?

A: Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin is available in the form of syrup and oral liquid.

Q: Does Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin cause drowsiness?

A: Ambroxol+Terbutaline+Menthol+Guaifenesin may cause drowsiness or sleepiness as a side effect.
Last Updated on: 24 Nov 2021 | 10:17 AM (IST)
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