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Macbery Junior Expt

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
60ml Syrup in Bottle
66.3*
MRP 78.00
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Ambroxol(15.0 Mg) + Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin(50.0 Mg) + Salbutamol / Albuterol(0.5 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Cough Cold Preparation

Medical Description

Macbery Junior Expt is a combination of Ambroxol, Guaifenesin and Levosalbutamol. It helps in relieving symptoms such as spasm, blockage, swelling and contraction in airways and lungs during asthmatic
attacks and chronic bronchitis. This medicine needs to be taken as directed by the doctor. You should not stop taking this medicine on your own, even if you feel better after taking it for a few days. Common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, stomach pain. Mostly the side effects may occur for a short duration and recover soon.
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Uses of Macbery Junior Expt

Macbery Junior Expt is used in relieving symptoms of asthma attacks like a blockage and spasm in airways and lungs. It is also useful in chronic bronchitis, which is a condition of inflammation and sw
elling of air passages inside the lungs.
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Contraindications of Macbery Junior Expt

  • As Macbery Junior Expt contains Ambroxol, Guaiphenesin and Levosalbutamol, any condition which is contraindicated with any of these ingredients when taken alone, should be considered contraindicated f
    or this combination.
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  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you are suffering from gastric ulcers.
  • If you are suffering from bronchospasm and swelling in the throat (Phyranx).
  • If you are suffering from allergic reactions like rashes and the urge to scratch.

Side effects of Macbery Junior Expt

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Itching & Rashes
  • Infection of airway & lungs
  • Fast heart rate
  • Chest pain

Precautions and Warnings of Macbery Junior Expt

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Macbery Junior Expt during pregnancy?
A:
It is not known if Macbery Junior Expt is safe during pregnancy due to limited information. Thus, avoid taking this medicine if you are pregnant. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine only if it is considered essential.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Macbery Junior Expt while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Macbery Junior Expt pass into breast milk in small amounts and it is recommended to avoid this medicine during breastfeeding to avoid any harm to the baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Macbery Junior Expt?
A:
Macbery Junior Expt is not known to affect your driving ability. However, if you experience any side effects like dizziness, fits and drowsiness, avoid driving and operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Macbery Junior Expt?
A:
You should not consume alcohol along with Macbery Junior Expt as it can lead to drowsiness, dizziness and sensory impairment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any liver or kidney problems
  • You have stomach ulcers
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • You have a history of asthma or fits
  • You have an overactive thyroid gland
  • You develop a low level of potassium in your blood
  • You have a history of severe allergic reactions

Mode of Action of Macbery Junior Expt

How Does It Work?

Macbery Junior Expt acts by thinning, liquefying and loosening the mucus that is blocking the airways so it can be coughed out easily. It also relaxes the airways and makes breathing easier.

Directions for Use of Macbery Junior Expt

  • Take Macbery Junior Expt as directed by your doctor
  • Shake well before use, do not take it directly from the bottle
  • Use a measuring cup, dropper or spoon for exact quantities
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before using it

Interactions of Macbery Junior Expt

Interactions with other medicines

  • There is limited information available on the interaction of this combination with other medicines. However, any interactions seen with these three components, when taken alone, may occur with this co
    mbination.
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  • Medicine used to treat high blood pressure like Atenolol can worsen the condition.
  • The water pill should not be taken along with this medicine. Potassium levels should be monitored.
  • Medicine to treat heart failure like Digoxin should be used cautiously.
  • Medicines to treat psychiatric disorders like Clomipramine can worsen heart-related problems.
  • Other bronchodilators (like Salmeterol, Formoterol, Albuterol, etc.) and medicines that suppress cough like Dextromethorphan, Hydrocodone, Codeine, Noscapine, etc.) should be used with caution along w
    ith Macbery Junior Expt.
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Storage and disposal of Macbery Junior Expt

  • Store Macbery Junior Expt below 30°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • You should not use this medicine once the expiry date has passed. The expiry date shows the last day of that month.
  • Do not use this medicine if you notice that the content colour is different or particles are present.
  • Discard unused medicine properly, do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Macbery Junior Expt

Overdose

  • Overdose of Macbery Junior Expt can lead to serious heart and kidney-related problems. Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, increased heart rate or fits, stomach pain and drowsiness.
  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Macbery Junior Expt may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you missed a dose of this medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then
skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I give my child Macbery Junior Expt for a dry cough?

A: Macbery Junior Expt is generally used for wet cough only. It helps in loosening up the mucus (phlegm), increasing airway secretions and relaxing the airways so that the mucus is released, liquefy and expelled from the airways easily through coughing. This medicine for the baby alone may not be enough and you require additional medications depending on your child's condition. Hence, it is best advised to use this medicine under medical supervision.

Q: Can Macbery Junior Expt be used as a painkiller also?

A: This medicine is used to relieve symptoms of asthmatic attacks and should only be used if prescribed by your doctor. You should not use this medicine on your own as a painkiller or for any other condition, without consulting your doctor.

Q: Is Macbery Junior Expt addictive?

A: No, Macbery Junior Expt is not addictive, but it is advisable not to give this medicine to anyone else without consulting a doctor.

Q: Can I stop taking Macbery Junior Expt on my own?

A: No, do not stop Macbery Junior Expt on your own, even if you are showing signs of recovery. If the doctor considers it necessary, then he/ she may decrease the dose of the medicine gradually before stopping it. If you stop it suddenly, then it will lead to treatment failure.
Last Updated on: 19 Mar 2021 | 04:10 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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