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Ambrosol Teva (ambroxol) - syrup

The name of the preparation Character; dose; package Manufacturer Price 100% Price after refund In which pharmacy?
Ambrosol Teva syrup; 3 mg / ml (15 mg / 5 ml); 120 ml Teva Pharmaceuticals Polska 7.49 Check
Ambrosol Teva syrup; 3 mg / ml (15 mg / 5 ml); 200 ml Teva Pharmaceuticals Polska 10.49 Check
Ambrosol Teva syrup; 6 mg / ml (30 mg / 5 ml); 120 ml Teva Pharmaceuticals Polska 7.99 Check
Ambrosol Teva syrup; 6 mg / ml (30 mg / 5 ml); 200 ml Teva Pharmaceuticals Polska 12.49 Check

Note: reimbursed drug prices are in line with the regulations in force from July 1, 2018.

The preparation contains the substance:ambroxol

The drug is available without a prescription

What is Ambrosol Teva?

Mucolytic drug, thins secretions in the airways and facilitates its removal.

What does Ambrosol Teva contain and how does it work?

The active substance of the preparation is Ambroxol . Ambroxol increases the secretion of mucus in the airways, reduces its viscosity and improves the function of the cilia of the respiratory epithelium, and thus dilutes the obstructing secretion and improves its transport. In this way, it helps to clear the airways, facilitates expectoration, does not disturb the natural cough reflex.

When should Ambrosol Teva be used?

The preparation is indicated in acute and chronic lung and bronchial diseases with difficulty in expectoration of sticky secretions in the airways, such as: acute and chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, cystic fibrosis, emphysema, bronchiectasis.

When not to use this preparation?

Unfortunately, even if there are indications to use the preparation, it can not always be used. You can not use the product if you are allergic (you are hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients or to bromohexine. It is not recommended during the first trimester of pregnancy or during breastfeeding.

Take special care with Ambrosol Teva?

Certain diseases and other circumstances may constitute a contraindication to use or indication to change the dosage of the preparation. In some situations it may be necessary to carry out specific check-ups. Therefore, before using the preparation you should consult a doctor if you have impaired kidney or liver function, stomach ulcer and / or duodenal ulcer, weak cough reflex or ciliary cleansing disorder. In these cases, caution should be used during treatment. In patients with renal insufficiency it is necessary to adjust the dosage by the doctor. In patients with asthma, the preparation may initially cough.
In the case of lying patients, as well as in young children, if the expectoration of the dilute secretions has not been achieved within 30 minutes of administering the drug, it should be aspirated. In these patients, antitussive medication (inhibiting cough reflex) should not be used.
Occasionally, the use of the preparation may be associated with the appearance of severe skin lesions: Stevens and Johnson syndrome, erythema multiforme and toxic necrosis. These states are life-threatening. If there are any changes in the skin or mucous membranes, it is necessary to immediately consult a physician and immediately prevent the cessation of the use of the preparation.
Do not use the preparation immediately before bedtime.
The preparation can be used by people with diabetes (does not contain sugar).
Additional information about the other ingredients of the preparation:
- the preparation contains sorbitol; people with inherited disorders associated with fructose intolerance should not use the preparation
- the preparation contains methyl parahydroxybenzoate, propyl parahydroxybenzoate and polypropylene glycol and may cause allergic reactions (exceptionally bronchospasm).

Does this preparation affect the ability to drive vehicles?
There are no studies on the effect of the preparation on the ability to drive and use machines / machines. Be careful.

Dosage of Ambrosol Teva

The preparation is in the form of a syrup. It is intended for oral use. Take after meals. The preparation should not be used immediately before bedtime. Do not exceed the recommended doses because it will not increase the effectiveness of the drug and may harm your health and life. If you have any doubts regarding the use of the preparation, consult a physician.
Adults and children after the age of 12: 30 mg three times daily for the first 2-3 days, followed by 30 mg twice daily.
Children 6-12. year of life: 15 mg 2-3 times a day.
Children 2.-6. year of life: 7.5 mg 3 times a day.
Children 1.-2. year of life: 7.5 mg 2 times a day.
In patients with impaired renal and hepatic function it may be necessary to reduce the dose used; please consult your doctor.
If treatment is prescribed for a longer period after 7-14 days, the dose should be reduced.
Use with caution in children under 6 years of age.

Can Ambrosol Teva be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

During pregnancy, do not use any medicine without consulting your doctor!
It is very important that before using any medicine during pregnancy or breastfeeding, consult a physician and explain beyond any doubt the potential risks and benefits associated with the use of the drug. If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, please inform the doctor prescribing the prescription for this medicine.
It is not recommended during the first trimester of pregnancy. The use of the drug during the remainder of pregnancy is possible only after consultation with a physician and only if absolutely necessary.
It is not recommended to use the product during breastfeeding.

Can I use other preparations in parallel?

Tell your doctor about all medicines you have recently taken, including those that are over the counter
Parallel use of antibiotics (amoxicillin, cefuroxime, Doxycycline , Erythromycin ) increases their concentration in the secretion and their penetration into the lung tissue.
You should not take medicines that inhibit the cough reflex (anti-tussive medicines, such as codeine), because this reflex promotes the removal of large secretion after liquefaction.

What side effects can occur?

Like all medicines, Ambrosol Pliva can cause side effects, although it will not occur in all patients who use this medicine. Remember that the expected benefits of using the drug are usually greater than the damage resulting from the occurrence of side effects.
Abdominal pain, nausea, heartburn, constipation, hypersensitivity reactions and Anaphylactic reactions may occur (very rare, severe reactions that may be life threatening, including swelling of the throat, larynx, bronchospasm, hypotension, shock). Occasional fatigue and fatigue in patients using a 60-120 mg daily dose. Occasional occurrence of severe skin lesions: Stevens and Johnson syndrome, and toxic necrosis.

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