How to Take Acebrophylline and Dose of Acebrophylline


Find out how to take Acebrophylline (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Acebrophylline


How it should be taken  

Acebrophylline is available in the form of a capsule, tablet and syrup.
This drug should be taken orally with food to avoid gastric discomfort.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

The recommended dosage for adults in treating COPD and bronchial asthma is 100 mg twice daily.

Child dosage of acebrophylline syrup (50mg/5ml):

Below 2 years of age : 2.5 ml twice daily
2 - 5 years of age : 2.5ml three times daily
Above 5 years : 5 ml twice daily or as directed by the physician

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Contraindicated in patients in:

Allergy to xanthine derivatives and ambroxol
Low blood pressure or heartattack or abnormal heart rhythms
Liver or kidney impairment

Pregnancy Category

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Warnings and Precautions  

Special precautions should be observed in patients suffering from seizures, cardiac insufficiency and gastro-intestinal disorders.
Acebrophylline-induced angioedema , a serious allergic reaction, could occur
Caution is advised in patients with hyperthyroidism, that is, high thyroid hormone levels since it can cause cardiac side effects

Storage Conditions  

Store in a cool, dry place. Protect from heat and moisture.
Keep away from the reach of children.

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