Ambroxol hydrochloride is a mucolytic drug. It works by converting the mucus into less viscid and thinner substances by the breakdown of mucopolysaccharide fibers. Its action begins after 30 minutes of oral intake. It is used in the treatment of bronchitis, inflammatory pulmonary conditions, bronchiectasis, etc. It might cause mild gastrointestinal side effects. In the first trimester of pregnancy, it is better not to use this drug.
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How to get rid of constant postnasal drip?
Query: Hello doctor,I am 34 years old. I am having a postnasal drip for the past month and had tablets Azee and Montair LC and took steam inhalation, but I think it got aggravated and the drip got thick because of it. I then consulted an ENT and he gave Nasomac AF spray, tablet Alaspan AM and Raciper 40. N... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you are having constant post-nasal drip. Is there any other symptom that is bothering you? Is there any lump sensation in the throat? Any nose block or runny nasal discharge? Any facial fullness? Did you ever have this problem before this month? The t... Read Full »
Do Mucoram pill and Rhinocort spray interact with each other?
Query: Hi doctor, I took a Mucoram pill along with Rhinocort spray. Then, I had hyperventilating difficulty. I could not swallow and I cannot balance myself and felt more tired and weak. I feel that my brain became numb for a month. After a month, I am good now. But, still I feel some pressure and continuo... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I read your question and I understand your concern. Mucoram (Ambroxol Hydrochloride) is a mucolytic and Rhinocort is a corticosteroid Budesonide. Together their use with no prior history of some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease like asthma makes it likely either a r... Read Full »
I have a sore throat and lost my voice due to it. How to treat it?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old. Over four weeks ago, I started getting a sore throat and lost my voice for about a month now. I have a sore neck like something is grabbing it. My voice has been sore if I try and talk. I have mucus coming up, which is white colored with some blood. I am on Penicillin V... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would suggest you take a swab of the throat mucus and ascertain the organism that is growing and producing the symptoms. The sensitivity pattern will reveal whether the organism is responding to the antibiotic being taken. To help lighten the mucus and remove it... Read Full »
Can I give Ambroxol cough syrup to treat common cold symptoms in my 2-month-old?
Query: Hello doctor, My son is two months old and weighs six kilograms. His nose is blocked slightly and he makes a sound while breathing. He has breathing difficulties and has been breathing faster than normal since last night. The pediatrician prescribed the following treatment and medication. Hydrocodo... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Your child has a common cold which is mostly caused by viruses. I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below. Do not start the antibiotics (Amoxicillin and Clavulanate) or the cough syrup now. Us... Read Full »
Can Montral and Levolin syrup be given to children to treat wet cough?
Query: Hello doctor, My son has a wet cough with a blocked nose having no fever. The doctor has prescribed medicines like Montral syrup and Levolin syrup, and Metaspray nasal spray but no relief to date. I also medicate him with nasal drops of Otrivin. Please advise me whether he can continue with the same... Read Full »
Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your son's symptoms are most probably due to a viral upper respiratory infection, which is not a serious condition. The medications prescribed are sufficient, but you have to watch for fever and the color and amount of excreted phlegm. I suggest you add an expectora... Read Full »
How can bronchiectasis be treated?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 31 years old. I am suffering from high BP and I am currently on medication. I have no thyroid issues, no diabetes, and normal lipids. ECG and echo both are normal. But, the main problem is a little breathing difficulty. The X-ray of the chest is clear normal but the HRCT of the c... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your all reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and want to say something. Your probable diagnosis is bronchiectasis. Early bronchiectasis does not mean you are a patient of bronchiectasis. Also, you have atelectasis. So, send me a picture ... Read Full »
Is it safe to give Meftal-P and Ambrocof-LS to my infant to cure fever and cough?
Query: Hello doctor, My baby is just 32 days old. He is having some cough and cold symptoms. I visited the local physician and was advised to give him Meftal-P, Cefpodoxime Proxetil suspension IP, and Ambrocof-LS drops. Please suggest if these medicines are safe. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Meftal-P is Mefenamic Acid used as an antipyretic to bring down the fever. While Cefpodoxime is a third-generation Cephalosporin antibiotic for lower respiratory tract infections of bacterial origin. Ambroxol-LS is a cough suppressant preparation used for wet cough.... Read Full »
What can be done to heal the prolonged throat infection associated with the breathing difficulty I have?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 42 year old male. I had a seizure episode about 15 years ago and skin tuberculosis, for which I was hospitalized and treated. I was not on any kind of medications until a year later. But during that period, I was unable to concentrate on my sales job. I could not speak fluen... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, I can understand your concern. Here are the facts and the solution for your queries: Firstly, you seem to be taking too many medicines since too long, which is not a good thing because every medicine has its side effects. You are suffering from allergic bronchit... Read Full »
What could be done for cough and running nose for my five-year-old son?
Query: Hello doctor, My son is 5 years old. Since yesterday, he has a cough and running nose. Yesterday, I gave him Zyrcold syrup. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your son is suffering from a cough and running nose from one day. I would like some more information: Is this associated with shortness of breath? Is this associated with whistling sounds? What is the color of the sputum? Does he have a fever or labored breathing? Do... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My son is 2.6 years old. His weight is 12 kg. He is a healthy and active child. But, he is getting coughs and cold at least once in a month for the past three months. Currently, he has a fever for the past two days (101 degree) and cold from today morning. I am giving him Cetirizine and... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your son was having frequent infections for the last three months. Is there any source from which he might be getting it? Please try to identify it like whether he started going to school or any family member having the same symptoms. Then, probably try to rectify that... Read Full »