BRAND NAME: Respronoc
COMPOSITION: Acebrophyline 100mg and N-Acetylcysteine 600mg
Acebrophylline +Acetylcysteine is a combination drug used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The medicine alleviates many symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease like shortness of breath, coughing, or wheezing (whistling sound while breathing). COPD is a group of lung diseases with emphysema (shortness of breath) and chronic bronchitis (inflammation of the lining of bronchial tubes).
Acebrophylline +Acetylcysteine belongs to the class of drugs called ‘mucolytic agents’ (cough/sputum thinner). Acebrophylline belongs to the class of bronchodilators that works by relaxing muscles and widening the airways of the lungs. Acetylcysteine belongs to the class of mucolytic agents (cough/sputum thinner) that result in thinning and loosening of phlegm (mucus) in the lungs, windpipe, and nose. Acebrophylline +Acetyl Cysteine breakdown the fiber (mucopolysaccharide) that makes the mucus (sputum) thinner and less dense/viscous removing sputum efficiently by coughing.
Take Acebrophylline +Acetylcysteine as per the prescribed dosage and duration. Strictly follow the dosage to see the optimum result in less time. Store the tablets in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight. Inform your doctor beforehand if you are allergic to Acebrophylline +Acetylcysteine and discuss your medical history. Avoid taking the tablets if you are suffering from low blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, hemodynamic instability (unstable blood pressure), a heart attack, or kidney or liver diseases.
Avoid taking Acebrophylline +Acetylcysteine tablets if you are currently suffering from any of the following mentioned diseases. The list of health conditions is given below:
The side effects induced by Acebrophylline +Acetylcysteine differ in each individual and depend upon their physique, lifestyle factors, and response to the medicine. The side effects induced are mild to moderate and resolve over time. If the side effects persist or get severe, immediately consult medical consultation. The list of side effects is given below:
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
When two or more drugs are taken together, their combination can result in negative health implications. The same is true for certain food items and beverages. The medicine can also interact with certain health conditions.
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Yes, acebrophylline+ acetylcysteine contains Acetylcysteine which may interfere with laboratory tests like urine ketone tests and may cause false test results.
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of unused medicine.
No, you are not recommended to smoke while taking Acebrophylline +Acetylcysteine as it may reduce the effectiveness of the medicine and also damage your lungs.