Pulmoclear Tablet is used for relieving the symptoms of coughing, wheezing, congestion and blockage in the airways in a condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Pulmoclear tablet contains a combination of acebrophylline and acetylcysteine as an active ingredient. They belong to the class of bronchodilators and mucolytics, respectively. Pulmoclear works by relaxing the airways and loosening the cough, thus making the expulsion of cough easy. Take Pulmoclear tablet as advised by your treating doctor, for the prescribed duration. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own even if the symptoms subside as it can lead to a reversal of the disease condition. Avoid smoking, as it may further worsen the condition....
Q: Is Pulmoclear tablet an antibiotic?
A: No, Pulmoclear is not an antibiotic
Q: Can Pulmoclear Tablet be given for 10-year-old child?
A: Pulmoclear should be used only on patients above 18 years of age. Please consult a paediatrician before giving any medicine to your child as their body functions are not developed like adults and they relatively require small doses of medicines. Never self medicate any medicine to your child.
Q: Does a child feel sleepy while taking Pulmoclear?
A: Pulmoclear is known to cause drowsiness. Hence, a child can feel sleepy.
Q: What is Pulmoclear tablet used for?
A: Pulmoclear tablet is used for relieving symptoms like coughing, congestion and blockage in airways and respiratory tract in adult patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Q: Can I use Pulmoclear which has expired?
A: Do not use medicine which is already expired. An expired medicine is not as effective and loses its potency.
Q: What can be the symptoms if there is an overdose of Pulmoclear?
A: Nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, vomiting blood, restlessness, increase in muscle tone, exaggerated limb reflexes and increased heart rate, sometimes pancreatitis and convulsions.
Q: Can I use this medicine in viral infections?
A: The components of this medicine have no action against the virus. Hence, do not use in case of viral infections.
Q: What happens when I use Pulmoclear along with Nitroglycerin?
A: Nitroglycerine is a medicine which is used in conditions like heart failure, chest pain due to the reduced blood supply to the heart. Pulmoclear tablet can further lower the blood pressure by increasing the blood pressure-lowering effect of Nitroglycerin. Thus it should not be used along.
Q: Can I use Pulmoclear along with activated charcoal?
A: Activated charcoal can decrease the effect of this medicine by absorbing the medicine and can lead to reduced effects. Thus it should not be used along with activated charcoal.