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Ascovent Sr Tablet 10

Ascovent Sr Tablet 10

Medlife

    • Rs. 139.00

    Uses :

    Acebrophylline is used to treat signs and symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma. It is also used to prevent symptoms associated with chronic bronchitis, sinusitis, and dried rhinitis. Additionally, it used to treat lung inflammation, cough, and difficulty in breathing.

    Mode of drug action


    Acebrophylline acts by inhibiting intracellular phosphodiesterase enzyme which reduces cAMP levels and induces bronchial muscle relaxation. Acebrophylline reduces inflammation by inhibiting pro-inflammatory mediators and reduces the inflammation and obstruction in the airway.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects reported for acebrophylline are abdominal distension, diarrhea, heartburn, loss of appetite, esophageal bleeding, rashes, urticaria, itching, shortness of breath, gastrointestinal discomfort, and epigastric pain.

    Warning

    Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Take the tablet with a glass full of water. Do not chew or crush the tablet as it loses the effectiveness of the drug.

    • The drug is contraindicated in patients suffering from myocardial infarction, hypotension, hepatic and renal disorders, and hyperthyroidism.

    • Avoid eating chocolates and caffeinated drinks while using acebrophylline.

    • Ascovent SR tablet should not be taken concomitantly with clindamycin, erythromycin, barbiturates, and quinolone derivatives.

    • Taking acebrophylline with food helps avoid gastrointestinal discomfort.

    • Patients allergic to theophylline or xanthine derivatives should avoid using the drug.

    • Pregnant women should avoid using an acebrophylline drug in the last trimester of pregnancy.

    What else should I know?

    1. I am on anticoagulants. Can I use acebrophylline? No, anticoagulants may interact with acebrophylline, impacting its efficacy.

    2. I am suffering from epilepsy. Can I take acebrophylline? Patients suffering from epilepsy should use acebrophylline only if recommended. Consult your doctor for further information.

    3. I am prescribed acebrophylline. What care should I take while using the drug? Monitor your breathing pattern regularly. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery. Consult the doctor and have regular health checkups.

    4. What is the recommended dose of acebrophylline? Dosage and usage depend on the severity of the conditions and the patient’s medical history. Talk to the doctor before taking the medication.

    5. What is the effect of Ascovent SR in pregnant and lactating women? Ascovent SR tablet is not safe in pregnant and lactating women.

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