Uses of Ambrocap

Ambrocap is an expectorant commonly used for cases such as acute and chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, bronchiectasis, laryngitis, sinusitis... The use of the drug should be in accordance with the indications. from the doctor to ensure safety for health and maximize the effectiveness of treatment.

1. How does Ambrocap work?

In Ambrocap medicine contains the active ingredient Ambroxol hydrochloride. This is an active substance similar to Bromhexin that has the effect of breaking up the sputum structure. The mechanism of action of this active ingredient is to stimulate the secretion of bronchial mucus, stimulate the activity of the ciliary body, which will facilitate the formation of secretions and transfer them out of the alveoli as well as the larynx.
With the ability to loosen phlegm and remove mucus, from here Ambrocap will reduce the severity of the disease, reduce the frequency of exacerbations in chronic bronchitis. In addition, the drug is also effective for patients with mild and moderate pulmonary obstruction.

2. Indications and contraindications for taking Ambrocap

Ambrocap drug is indicated for use in the following cases:
Patients with acute and chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, bronchiectasis, laryngitis, sinusitis difficult to expel sputum due to thick bronchial secretions quaint. Used in treatment before and after surgery to avoid respiratory complications. The drug is contraindicated in some cases:
Contraindicated for patients with hypersensitivity to any ingredient of the drug. Ambrocap should not be used in patients with advanced peptic ulcer.

3. Dosage and how to use Ambrocap

Should use Ambrocap after meals with reference doses as follows:
Adults: Use with a dose of 1 tablet/time x 3 times/day. If using maintenance dose use 1 tablet / time x 2 times / day. Children > 5 years old: Use at a dose of 1/2 tablet/time x 3 times/day.

4. Ambrocap side effects

Some side effects of Ambrocap have been reported including bloating, stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea. In this case, you need to reduce the dose or stop using it to limit unwanted effects. If you see more severe symptoms, you need to immediately notify your doctor or pharmacist for timely treatment.
5. Drug interactions Do not use Ambrocap with antibiotics (such as Amoxicillin, Cefuroxim, Erythromycin, Doxycycline...) because drug interactions can increase antibiotic concentration in lung parenchyma.
Do not combine Ambrocap with antitussive drugs (eg Codeine) or some drugs that dry up phlegm (eg Atropin) because it will cause interactions.

6. Be careful when using Ambrocap

To ensure safety and effective use of the drug, please carefully read the instructions before use. Do not use the medicine after the expiry date, taste and color change. Use Ambrocap at the correct dose according to the instructions, do not increase or decrease the therapeutic dose on your own. Careful and special monitoring is required when using the drug for people who are intolerant of Lactose, Glucose - galactose, gastrointestinal ulcers with bleeding. Ambrocap is not recommended during pregnancy, especially the first 3 months, and breastfeeding women. In case you forget to take a dose of Ambrocap, you can take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose to remember, skip it and never double it. If you overdose, you need to stop using the drug immediately and immediately go to the nearest medical facility for timely treatment. Above is some basic information about Ambrocap that you can refer to before choosing and using. This is a prescription drug, you need to use it exactly as prescribed by a specialist, absolutely do not arbitrarily use it because it will cause bad effects on health.

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