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Dosage of Ambroxol in details
Sustained-Release Capsule: Adults and Children >12 years: 1 cap once daily after meal with plenty of liquid (sufficient supply of liquid supports the expectorant effect of Ambroxol).
Ambroxol SR capsule is not suitable for children <12 years.
Tablet: Adults and Children >12 years: 1 tab thrice daily for the first 2-3 days and then 1 tab twice daily or ½ tab thrice daily. Children 6-12 years: ½ tab 2-3 times a day.
Syrup: Adults and Children >12 years: 10 mL thrice daily during the first 2-3 days, them 10 mL twice daily or 5 mL thrice daily. Children 6-12 years: 5 mL 2-3 times a day; 2-5 years: 2.5 mL 3 times a day; <2 years: 2.5 mL 2 times a day.
DS Syrup: Adults and Children >12 years: 5 mL thrice daily for 2-3 days then 5 mL twice daily for 2.5 mL thrice daily. Children 6-12 years: 2.5 mL 2-3 times a day.
Infant Drops: Children 13-24 months: 1.25 mL twice a day; 7-12 months: 1 mL twice a day; ≤6 months: 0.5 mL twice a day.
What other drugs will affect Ambroxol?
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as narcotic pain medication, sedatives, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by brompheniramine.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to take brompheniramine if you are also using any of the following drugs:
atropine (Atreza, Sal-Tropine);
anti-nausea medications such as belladonna (Donnatal), dimenhydrinate (Dramamine), methscopolamine (Pamine), or scopolamine (Transderm Scop);
bladder or urinary medications such as darifenacin (Enablex), flavoxate (Urispas), oxybutynin (Ditropan, Oxytrol), solifenacin (Vesicare), tolterodine (Detrol), or Urogesic Blue;
bronchodilators such as ipratropium (Atrovent) or tiotropium (Spiriva);
irritable bowel medications such as dicyclomine (Bentyl), hyoscyamine (Hyomax), or propantheline (Pro Banthine); or
ulcer medicine such as glycopyrrolate (Robinul) or mepenzolate (Cantil).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with brompheniramine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Amoxicillin may decrease the effectiveness of contraceptives for oral administration.
With the simultaneous use of Max Pidek Pharmaceuticals with bactericidal antibiotics (including aminoglycosides, cephalosporins, cycloserine, vancomycin, rifampicin) appears synergies; with bacteriostatic antibiotic (including macrolides, chloramphenicol, lincosamides, tetracyclines, sulphonamide) - antagonism.
Amoxicillin increases the effects of indirect anticoagulants inhibiting intestinal microflora, reduces the synthesis of vitamin K and prothrombin index.
Amoxicillin reduces the effect of drugs, in the process of metabolism that produce PABA.
Probenecid, diuretics, allopurinol, phenylbutazone, NSAIDs decrease the tubular secretion of amoxicillin, which can be accompanied by an increase in its concentration in blood plasma.
Antacids, glucosamine, laxatives, aminoglycosides, slow down and reduce, and ascorbic acid increases the absorption of amoxicillin.
With the combined use of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid pharmacokinetics of both components unchanged.
- FDA/SPL Indexing Data. "200168S0CL: The UNique Ingredient Identifier (UNII) is an alphanumeric substance identifier from the joint FDA/USP Substance Registration System (SRS).". https://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/Data... (accessed September 17, 2018).
- MeSH. "Expectorants". https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/68... (accessed September 17, 2018).
- European Chemicals Agency - ECHA. "Ambroxol: The information provided here is aggregated from the "Notified classification and labelling" from ECHA's C&L Inventory. ". https://echa.europa.eu/information-o... (accessed September 17, 2018).
ReviewsThe results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Ambroxol are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Ambroxol. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.
24 consumers reported frequency of useHow frequently do I need to take Ambroxol?
It was reported by ndrugs.com website users that Ambroxol should ideally be taken 3 times in a day as the most common frequency of the Ambroxol. You should you adhere strictly to the instructions and guidelines provided by your doctor on how frequently this Ambroxol should be taken. Get another patient's view on how frequent the capsule should be used by clicking here.
|3 times in a day||11||45.8%|
|4 times in a day||7||29.2%|
|Once in a day||5||20.8%|
|Twice in a day||1||4.2%|
27 consumers reported dosesWhat doses of Ambroxol drug you have used?
The drug can be in various doses. Most anti-diabetic, anti-hypertensive drugs, pain killers, or antibiotics are in different low and high doses and prescribed by the doctors depending on the severity and demand of the condition suffered by the patient. In our reports, ndrugs.com website users used these doses of Ambroxol drug in following percentages. Very few drugs come in a fixed dose or a single dose. Common conditions, like fever, have almost the same doses, e.g., [acetaminophen, 500mg] of drug used by the patient, even though it is available in various doses.
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Information checked by Dr. Sachin Kumar, MD Pharmacology