Acocontin 75mg Tablet 10’S

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INTRODUCTION

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET contains Ambroxol, which belongs to a group of medicines called Respiratory system agents. It is used to loosen phlegm in case of productive cough accompanying lung and bronchial illness in affected individuals. Phlegm is a thickened mucus secreted by the glands of respiratory passages and lungs, which generally occurs due to illness/irritation in affected individuals.

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET is not recommended for use if you are allergic to ambroxol hydrochloride. Before taking ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have a predilection for the development of peptic ulcers, intolerance to certain sugars, lung problems (such as bronchial motor activity disorder), kidney problems (such as an impaired renal function), and/or severe liver disease.

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women (especially during the first three months of pregnancy) and is also not recommended for breastfeeding women. It should be used with caution in children and adolescents (below 18 years). Consult your doctor before taking the medicine. The most common side effects of taking ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET are taste disturbance, numbness in the throat, nausea, and/or numbness in the mouth. Consult and inform your doctor if any of these symptoms worsen.

USES OF ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET
To loosen phlegm in case of productive cough accompanying lung and bronchial illness in affected individuals
HOW ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET WORKS

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET works by facilitating the expectoration of mucus by breaking down acid mucopolysaccharide fibers (sugar molecules responsible for mucus production) and stimulates surfactant (an anti-glue agent) that prevents adhesion of mucus to the bronchial wall thus preventing its accumulation and providing clearance in the airway due to acute and chronic respiratory diseases in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Shake well before use. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET
COMMON
Taste disturbance
Numbness in the throat
Nausea
Numbness in the mouth
UNCOMMON
Diarrhea
Vomiting
Indigestion
Dry mouth
Stomach pain
RARE
Signs of hypersensitivity reactions (immune-mediated response to an allergen) such as skin rash, itching, fever, and/or swelling
Rash
Urticaria (red itchy welts)

Stop taking ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET and contact immediately your doctor if you experience any of the following side effects:

Signs of severe skin reactions such as skin rash on the mucus membranes of mouth, throat, nose, eyes, and/or genitals
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea and vomiting:

Try to take ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET with or just after a meal or a snack. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating rich or spicy food. Consult your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

Diarrhea:

Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated. Try to avoid taking any medicine on your own to treat diarrhea. Consult your doctor and inform them if the symptom gets worse.

Indigestion:

Try to have smaller and more frequent meals and drink slowly. Reduce your consumption of coffee, cola, tea, or alcohol and lose weight if you are obese.  Try to avoid smoking and don’t have rich, fatty or spicy foods. Consult your doctor and inform them if the symptom does not improve.

Dry mouth:

Try to drink plenty of cold water, sip on unsweetened drinks, and use lip balm if your lips are dry. Brush your teeth twice a day and use mouthwash. Consult and inform your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
PREGNANCY

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women, especially during the first 3 months of pregnancy). Consult and inform your doctor before taking the medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may get excreted in breast milk. Consult and inform your doctor before taking the medicine.

KIDNEY

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems such as impaired renal function. Consult and inform your doctor before taking the medicine.

LIVER

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Consult and inform your doctor before taking the medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not take ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET if you are allergic to ambroxol hydrochloride, and/or any other ingredients of this medicine.

LUNGS

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with lung problems such as bronchial motor activity disorder (along with a large production of mucus secretion). Consult and inform your doctor before taking the medicine.

OTHERS

Before taking ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET, consult and inform your doctor if you:

Have a predilection for the development of peptic ulcers
Have an intolerance to certain sugars

Use in Pediatrics:

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Consult and inform your doctor before taking the medicine.

Use in Geriatrics:

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Consult and inform your doctor before taking the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET inform your doctor if you are taking any prescription, non-prescription or any other medicines.

Over dosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET, consult and inform your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS
Drug :   Ambroxol  
Pharmacological Category :   Respiratory system agents
Therapeutic Indication :   Loosen phlegm in productive cough          
Dosage Forms :   Syrup, Oral Drops, Eye drops, Respules, Capsule, Tablet
MORE INFORMATION
Keep ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET out of reach from children
Store the medicine at room temperature
FAQs ABOUT ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET

What are the uses of ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET?

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET is used to loosen phlegm in cases of productive cough accompanying lung and bronchial illness in affected individuals, which is generally a thickened mucus secreted by the glands of the respiratory passages and lungs that occurs due to illness or irritation in affected individuals.

What are the side effects of ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET?

The most common side effects of taking ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET are taste disturbance, numbness in the throat, nausea, and/or numbness in the mouth. Consult and inform your doctor if any of these symptoms worsen.

Is ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET safe to be used by pregnant and breastfeeding women?

No, ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET is generally not recommended for use during pregnancy (especially during the first 3 months of pregnancy), and it is also not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as the medicine may get excreted in the breast milk. Consult and inform your doctor before taking the medicine.

How does ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET work?

ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET works by facilitating the expectoration of mucus by breaking down acid mucopolysaccharide fibres (sugar molecules responsible for mucus production) and stimulating surfactant (an anti-glue agent) that prevents adhesion of mucus to the bronchial wall, thus preventing its accumulation and providing clearance in the airway due to acute and chronic respiratory diseases in affected individuals.

How do I take ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET?

Take ACOCONTIN 75MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Your doctor will determine the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight, and disease condition.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Drugs for Cough and Bronchial Asthma. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh Edition. 2013. Page 219.

2. Zheng Li. The effect of adjuvant therapy with ambroxol hydrochloride in elderly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC PubMed Central. [Revised in August 2021] [Accessed on 19th September 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8430100/

3. Ahmad Kantar, Ludger Klimek, Dorotheea Cazan, Annette Sperl, Ulrike Sent, and Margarida Mesquita. An overview of efficacy and safety of ambroxol for the treatment of acute and chronic respiratory diseases with special regard to children. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC PubMed Central. [Revised in March 2020] [Accessed on 19th September 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7137760/

4. Salutas Pharma GmbH. Ambroxol Sandoz 15 mg/5 mLmL syrup. [ Revised in June 2016] [Accessed on 19th September 2022] https://www.ravimiregister.ee/Data/PIL_ENG/PIL_10403_ENG.pdf

5. Opsonin Pharma. Boxol. [Accessed on 19th September 2022] http://www.opsonin-pharma.com/product-details.php?pid=57#

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
Blood tests
Sputum test
PRODUCT DETAILS
Net Qty
1 N
Item Weight
17.5 g
Ingredient
AMBROXOL 75 mg
Hsn Code
30049099
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