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By Medicover Hospitals / 10 March 2021
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What is Ascoril?

  • Ascoril LS syrup is a combination of ambroxol, guifenesin and Levosalbutamol. The medication belongs to the class of drugs called Expectorants. During asthmatic attacks and chronic bronchitis, Ascoril LS Syrup relieves symptoms such as spasm, blockage, swelling, and contraction in the airways and lungs. The drug works by relaxing the muscles in the airways, thereby it reduces the phlegm in the air passage and facilitating mucus clearance. This syrup must be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
    1. Ascoril Uses
    2. Ascoril Side effects
    3. Precautions
    4. Dosage
    5. Storage
    6. warnings
    7. Ascoril vs Benadryl
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
    9. Citations

    Ascoril Uses

  • Ascoril LS syrup is a combination of medicine that is used in the treatment of cough with mucus. The medication thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs by making it easier to cough out. This also provides relief from a runny nose, sneezing, itching and watery eyes. Ascoril LS Syrup is used to treat the effects of asthma attacks, such as airway blockage and spasms. It's also used to treat chronic bronchitis, a condition in which the airways within the lungs become inflamed and swollen. Mainly, it is used for the treatment of breathing problems, bronchitis, common cold, congestion, cough and sinusitis.
  • Ascoril Side effects:

  • Some of the common side effects of ascoril are
    •   Nausea
    •   Vomiting
    •   Diarrhea
    •   Upset Stomach
    •   Dizziness
    •   Headache
    •   Rash
    •   Hives
  • Some of the serious side effects of ascoril are:
    •   Muscle cramp
    •   Increased heart rate
    •   Bloating
    •   Skin rash
    •   Irregular heartbeat
  • Ascoril can cause some serious side effects and can lead to some serious health problems. If you are facing any of the above serious side effects. Talk with your doctor if you are having any serious problems.
  • Precautions:

  • Before taking Ascoril talk with your doctor if you are having any allergic to it or any other medications. The product may contain some inactive ingredients which can cause some serious allergic reactions or some other serious problems. Before taking the drug talk with your doctor if you are having any medical history such as Hypersensitivity, Kidney diseases and Liver diseases.
  • How to use Ascoril?

  • Follow your doctor's instructions about the dosage and length of this medication. Take it orally after weighing it with a measuring cup. Give it a good shake before use. Ascoril LS Syrup can be taken with or without food, but it’s best if you take it at the same time every day.
  • Ascoril composition: Bromhexine 2mg + Guaifenesin 50mg + Terbutaline 1.25mg + Menthol 0.5mg.
  • How do Ascoril works?

  • Ascoril LS Syrup is a combination of three drugs: Ambroxol, Levosalbutamol, and Guaifenesin that relieves cough with mucus. Ambroxol is a mucolytic, which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm) to make coughing easier. Levosalbutamol is a bronchodilator used to open up the airways. It functions by relaxing and widening the muscles in the airways.
  • Missed Dose

  • If you forget to take your Ascoril Cough Syrup, you can take it as soon as you remember and skip the next dose if necessary. Make sure you don't take two doses to make up for the one dose you missed.
  • Overdose

  • Overdosing on Ascoril LS Syrup can result in severe heart and kidney issues. Nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, elevated heart rate or fits, stomach pain, and drowsiness are all signs of an overdose. If you have any of these symptoms call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital right away.
  • Warnings for some Serious Health Conditions

  • Kidney Disease
  • In patients with kidney disease, Ascoril LS Syrup should be used with caution. Ascoril LS Syrup dosage can need to be adjusted. There is no detail on the use of Ascoril LS Syrup in these patients.
  • Liver Disease
  • In patients with liver disease, Ascoril syrup Expectorant should be used with caution. Ascoril Plus Expectorant dosage can need to be adjusted. There isn't a lot of data on how Ascoril Plus Expectorant works in these patients.
  • Pregnancy
  • It's possible that using Ascoril LS Syrup while pregnant is harmful. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the developing infant, despite the fact that human studies are small. Before prescribing it to you, the doctor will consider the advantages and disadvantages and if the benefits outweigh the risks then the doctor will prescribe you the medicine.
  • Breastfeeding
  • Ascoril should not be used while you are breastfeeding. The medication may pass into the breastmilk and can cause some serious side effects to the newborn infant.
  • Storage

  • Direct contact with heat, air and light may damage your medicines. Exposure to medicine may cause some harmful effects. The medicine must be kept in a safe place and out of children’s reach. Mainly the drug should be kept at room temperature between 68ºF and 77ºF (20ºC and 25ºC).
  • Ascoril vs Benadryl

    Ascoril
    Benadryl
    The drug works by relaxing the muscles in the airways, thereby it reduces the phlegm in the air passage and facilitating mucus clearance. Benadryl Syrup is used for cough care. Allergy symptoms such as the runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and stuffiness or coughing are relieved.
    Ascoril LS syrup is a combination of medicine that is used in the treatment of cough with mucus. The medication thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs by making it easier to cough out. This medicine works by blocking a certain natural substance (known as histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction.
    Some of the common side effects are:
    • -Nausea
    • -Vomiting
    • -Diarrhea
    • -Upset Stomach
    • -Drowsiness
    Some of the common side effects are:
    • -Upset
    • -Stomach
    • -Sleepiness
    • -Headache
    • -Dizziness

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Ascoril LS Syrup is used to treat asthma symptoms such as airway blockage and spasms in the lungs. It's also used to treat chronic bronchitis, an inflammatory disease that causes the airways within the lungs to swell.
    A dry cough is treated with Ascoril D Plus Syrup Sugar-Free, a combination drug. It relieves sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, and throat discomfort caused by allergies. It also helps to relieve nasal inflammation and stuffiness.
    Ascoril LS Syrup is a combination drug used to treat mucus-producing cough. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe, and lungs to make coughing easier. Runny nose, sneezing, itching, and watery eyes are also relieved.
    Some of the common side effects of Ascoril are:
    • -Nausea
    • -Vomiting
    • -Diarrhea
    • -Upset Stomach
    Yes, Ascoril LS Syrup is suitable for children aged 2 to 12. A physician must assess the conditions in which it should be used, as well as the dose. It can also be used in children under the age of two years, but it should be used with caution.

    Citations:

  • Ascoril, https://journals.eco-vector.com/0040-3660/article/view/31155
  • Ascoril side-effects, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0954611120300895