Medicine : Active

Name:Active
Type:Syrup
Manufacturer:Laxian Incorporation
Generic Use:Bromhexine , Guaiphenesin , Menthol , Terbutaline Sulphate
Composition:Bromhexine() , Guaiphenesin(50mg) , Menthol(2.5mg) , Terbutaline Sulphate(1.25mg)
Substitutes:active , active , active , active


Generic ( Bromhexine )



Typical use Of Bromhexine :To Clear Mucus From The Respiratory Tract And Mainly Used In Acute And Chronic Respiratory Diseases Such As Bronchitis (inflammation Of Lungs) And Sinusitis (inflammation Of Sinuses).
Mechanism of action of Bromhexine :Bromhexine Works By Thinning The Mucus In The Airways, Thus Making The Mucus Less Sticky And Facilitating The Removal Of The Mucus.
Drug Interaction of Bromhexine :No Clinically Relevant Unfavorable Interactions With Other Medications Have Been Reported. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Bromhexine :May Cause Gastric Disturbances Such As Diarrhea, Urge To Vomit (nausea), Vomiting, Indigestion, Bloating And Other Mild Stomach Side Effects, Dizziness, Headache, Sweating And Skin Rashes.

INTERACTIONS OF BROMHEXINE


How Bromhexine will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Is Sufficient Evidence To Suggest That There Is No Risk To The Fetus In The First Trimester (12 Weeks) Of Pregnancy And There Is No Evidence Of Risk In Later Trimesters. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Bromhexine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Safest: Evidence From Clinical Studies Has Shown That This Drug When Taken By Breastfeeding Mothers Has Not Shown Any Major Side Effects In Infants. The Possibility Of Harm To The Breastfed Infants Is Expected To Be Rare Or The Drug Does Not Reach The Infant Through Breast Milk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Bromhexine

No Studies Found






Generic ( Guaiphenesin )



Typical use Of Guaiphenesin :To Treat Cough And Congestion Caused By The Common Cold, Bronchitis (infections Of Air Passages), Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, Allergies And Other Breathing Illnesses.
Mechanism of action of Guaiphenesin :Guaiphenesin Belongs To A Class Of Medications Called Expectorants Which Works By Thinning The Mucus In The Air Passages Making Easier To Cough Out The Mucus And Clear The Airways. It Also Increases The Efficiency Of The Cough Reflex And Enables Removal Of The Mucus.
Drug Interaction of Guaiphenesin :No Relevant Unfavorable Interactions With Other Medications Have Been Reported. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Guaiphenesin :Skin Rashes, Difficulty In Breathing, Swelling Of Face, Lips, Tongue, Throat, Dizziness, Dry Mouth, Headache, Urge To Vomit (nausea), Vomiting, Or Stomach Upset.

INTERACTIONS OF GUAIPHENESIN


How Guaiphenesin will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Guaiphenesin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Guaiphenesin

No Studies Found






Generic ( Menthol )



Typical use Of Menthol :Pharmaceutical Aid
Mechanism of action of Menthol :Menthol Primarily Activates The Cold-sensitive TRPM8 Receptors In The Skin. Menthol, After Topical Application, Causes A Feeling Of Coolness Due To Stimulation Of 'cold' Receptors By Inhibiting Ca++ Currents Of Neuronal Membranes. It May Also Yield Analgesic Properties Via Kappa-opioid Receptor Agonism.
Drug Interaction of Menthol :Menthol Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alcohol. These Interactions Are Sometimes Beneficial And Sometimes May Pose Threats To Life. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Menthol :Nystagmus, Contact Dermatitis, Apnea. Menthol Produces Potentially Life-threatening Effects Which Include Coma. Overdosage Of Menthol Include Irregularities In Heart Rhythm. The Symtomatic Adverse Effects Produced By Menthol Such As Vertigo, Drowsiness, Ataxia, Abdominal Pain, Nausea And Vomiting.

INTERACTIONS OF MENTHOL


How Menthol will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Menthol will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Menthol

No Studies Found






Generic ( Terbutaline Sulphate )



Typical use Of Terbutaline Sulphate :Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema, Obstructive Airway Disease, Oedema, Oliguria Due To Renal Failure, Premature Labour, Uncomplicated Premature Labor.
Mechanism of action of Terbutaline Sulphate :Terbutaline Stimulates Beta-adrenergic Receptors Of Intracellular Adenyl Cyclase, The Enzyme That Catalyzes The Conversion Of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) To Cyclic- 3',5'- Adenosine Monophosphate (c-AMP). Increased C-AMP Levels Are Associated With Relaxation Of Bronchial Smooth Muscle And Inhibition Of Release Of Mediators Of Immediate Hypersensitivity From Cells, Especially From Mast Cells.
Drug Interaction of Terbutaline Sulphate :Terbutaline Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Bendrofluazide, Frusemide Or Furosemide, Metipranolol, Pancuronium (Br), Theophylline. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Terbutaline Sulphate :Ventricular Tachycardia, Headache, Anxiety, Palpitation, Tremors, Muscle Cramps.

INTERACTIONS OF TERBUTALINE SULPHATE


How Terbutaline Sulphate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Terbutaline Sulphate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Terbutaline Sulphate

No Studies Found