Medicine : Zothra

Name:Zothra
Type:Tablet
Manufacturer:Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Ambroxol , Roxithromycin
Composition:Ambroxol(30mg) , Roxithromycin(150mg)
Substitutes:ambroxit , zothra , ambroxit , zothra


Generic ( Ambroxol )



Typical use Of Ambroxol :To Loosen And Clear Mucus From Respiratory Tract; Mainly Used In Productive Cough, Acute And Chronic Lung Diseases Such As Bronchitis, Pneumonia, And Inflammation Of Sinuses (sinusitis), Asthma And Pain Relief In Acute Sore Throat.
Mechanism of action of Ambroxol :Ambroxol Works By Diluting And Loosening Thick Mucus That Can Be Coughed Out Easily. It Causes The Production Of A Chemical (surfactant) That Acts As An Anti-glue Factor Which Reduces The Adhesion Of Mucus To The Walls Of The Airways And Helps Easy Removal Of The Mucus.
Drug Interaction of Ambroxol :No Unfavorable Interactions Of Ambroxol 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 Ambroxol :May Cause Mild Gastric Disturbances Such As Stomach Upset, Diarrhea, Constipation, Heartburn,urge To Vomit (nausea), Indigestion, Vomiting, Running Nose And Allergic Reactions.

INTERACTIONS OF AMBROXOL


How Ambroxol 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 Ambroxol 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 Ambroxol

No Studies Found






Generic ( Roxithromycin )



Typical use Of Roxithromycin :Ent Infections, Genitourinary Tract Infections, Pneumonia, Skin Infections.
Mechanism of action of Roxithromycin :Roxithromycin Inhibits Protein Synthesis By Irreversibly Binding To The 50s Ribosomal Subunits Thus Blocking The Transpeptidation Or Translocation Reactions Of Susceptible Organisms Resulting In Stunted Cell Growth.
Drug Interaction of Roxithromycin :Ent Infections, Genitourinary Tract Infections, Pneumonia, Skin Infections.
Side effects of Roxithromycin :Weakness, Dizziness, Headache, Diarrhea, Rashes, Nausea And Vomiting, Elevated Alkaline Phosphatase, Epigastric Pain, GI Disturbance, Elevated SGPT & SGOT.

INTERACTIONS OF ROXITHROMYCIN


How Roxithromycin 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 Roxithromycin 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 Roxithromycin

No Studies Found