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Asthakind 50/1.25/2 MG Tablet

Asthakind 50/1.25/2 MG Tablet

MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.

    • Rs. 21.78

    Manufactured by:  Mankind Pharma Ltd.

    Composition: Guaifenesin (50 mg) + Terbutaline (1.25 mg) + Bromhexine (2 mg)

    Drug type: Cold and cough preparations

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Cough with mucus

    What is Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet?

    Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet is the combination of three drugs- Terbutaline, Bromhexine and Guaifenesin which is used to treat cough with mucus.

    Uses:

    Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet is used to treat cough with mucus.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Terbutaline works by stimulating the intracellular adenyl cyclase which relaxes the bronchial smooth muscles in the lungs. Guaifenesin and Bromhexine reduce the stickiness of mucus for its easier removal from the airways.

    Common Side Effects of Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet

    • Dizziness
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Headache
    • Diarrhea
    • Nervousness
    • Skin rash
    • Stomach pain
    • Abdominal bloating

    How to Use Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet?

    Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. This medicine may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medicine.
    • Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy and lactation. The pregnant and lactating women should take this medication on doctor’s advice.
    • Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet may cause dizziness as its side effect. Avoid using heavy machinery and driving while taking this medication.
    • Prior consultation to your doctor is advisable before alcohol consumption during the treatment with this medication.
    • This mediation should be used with caution in patients with severe hepatic and renal impairment.

    Contraindications:

    Contraindications while using Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet

    • The use of Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet is contraindicated in the patients with hypersensitivity to this medication.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet with other drugs

    • Terbutaline may decrease the hypoglycaemic effect of anti-diabetic drugs when concomitantly used with these drugs.
    • The use of terbutaline is advised against in those concurrently receiving potassium depleting agents as it may cause hypokalaemia.

    Storage:

    Store this medication at room temperature (Between 20-25°C). Protect from sunlight and children.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as supportive and symptomatic medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. How does Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet work?

    Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet works by diluting and decreasing the stickiness of the mucus for its easy clearance.

    1. Is Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet safe to use during pregnancy?

    Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. The pregnant women should use this medication under medical supervision.

    1. What are the side effects of Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet?

    The common side effects of Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet may include diarrhea, vomiting, headache, drowsiness, dizziness and palpitations.

    1. How often can I take Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet?

    Asthakind 50/1.25/2 mg Tablet should be used at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.

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