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Alkof Q Tablet

Alkof Q Tablet

Alkem Laboratories
Uses of Alkof Q Tablet:
Cough with mucus, Dry cough, Respiratory tract infection
Composition of Alkof Q Tablet:
Guaifenesin + Phenylephrine + Bromhexine
MRP: ₹40
Packing:

Uses

Guaifenesin is generally used in treatment of the treatment of cough with mucus.
Phenylephrine is generally used in treatment of common cold symptoms.
Bromhexine is generally used in treatment for clear mucus from lungs.

Side effects

  • Allergic skin rash
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Hypersensitivity reaction
  • Irritation of ear
  • Itchy rash
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting

How to use

Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Guaifenesin, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Guaifenesin is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.
Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. For directions before use, please check the label. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Phenylephrine is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.Take it with food if stomach upset occurs.
Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Bromhexine, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Bromhexine is to be taken with food.

How it works

Guaifenesin works by decreasing the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways.
Phenylephrine is a decongestant that improves the condition by shrinking the blood vessels to provide quick and temporary relief from inflammation (swelling and redness) and discomfort.
Bromhexine is a mucolytic drug. It thins and loosens mucus (phlegm) in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out.
Q. What is Guaifenesin used for?
Guaifenesin is an expectorant, mainly used to relieve chest congestion by aiding the removal of mucus

Q. What is Ascoril+/Ascoril LS/ Ascorl D cough syrup?
Ascoril+ cough syrup contains terbutaline, while Ascorl LS contails levosalbutamol. In addition both syrups contain bromhexine and Guaifenesin and are used to relieve cough due to acute and chronic inflammation of the airways (bronchitis) and other cough conditions.Ascoril D is a medicine for dry cough and it does not contain Guaifenesin

Q. Is Ascoril+ an antibiotic?
No, Ascoril+ cough syrup contains terbutaline, bromhexine and Guaifenesin. It does not contain any antibiotic

Q. Does Ascoril+/ Ascoril LS cause drowsiness?
No, terbutaline, levosalbutamol, bromhexine and Guaifenesin do not cause any drowsiness. Hence, Ascoril+ or Ascoril LS syrup does not cause drowsiness

Q. How long can I take Guaifenesin?
Consult your doctor for use more than 7 days

Q. Can I take Guaifenesin if I have high blood pressure?
Guaifenesin should not be taken by individuals with high blood pressur

Q. Can I take Guaifenesin with phenylephrine, ibuprofen, amoxicillin and paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
There are no known drug interactions between phenylephrine, ibuprofen, amoxicillin and paracetamol (acetaminophen) and Guaifenesin. However, consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on Guaifenesin

Q. Can I take Guaifenesin with Sudafed (pseudoephedrine-decongestant preparation) and Dayquil (OTC cold and cough preparation), Benadryl, benzonatate?
Guaifenesin can be taken with other cold and cough preparation including Sudafed, Dayquil, Benadryl and benzonatate . However, other formulations containing Guaifenesin must be avoided to avoid a double dose. Also, Guaifenesin should not be combined with cough suppressants in the treatment of cough since the combination would not be logical and you may be exposed to unnecessary side effects.

Q. Is Phenylephrine an antibiotic/a stimulant/an NSAID/ does Phenylephrine work/ does Phenylephrine makes your nose run/ does Phenylephrine has aspirin in it?
Phenylephrine is not an antibiotic, stimulant, NSAID, but a decongestant and is used to relieve blocked nose. Phenylephrine works for most of the patients if taken as recommended. It does not have aspirin in it

Q. Can i take Phenylephrine with ibuprofen/pseudoephedrine/citalopram/Nyquil/ acetaminophen/ dextromethorphan/ Zyrtec/ Flonase/ Advil?
Drug interaction with any of the above mentioned drugs is not documented, but it can occur. Always follow your doctor’s advice before taking any medicine with Phenylephrine

Q. Can i take Phenylephrine with high blood pressure?
Do not take Phenylephrine with high blood pressure

Q. Is Phenylephrine the same as Sudafed?
No, Phenylephrine is not same as Sudafed which contains pseudoephedrine.

Q. Is Bromhexine an antihistamine?
No, Bromhexineis not an antihistamine.
  • Do not take $name if you have known allergy to it.Stop $name and consult your doctor immediately if you develop breathing difficulty swelling on your face, neck throat or tongue (severe allergic reactions).Do not take $name if you are taking more than one cough and cold medicine.Consult your doctor before you start taking $name if you have asthma, inflammation of air passages (bronchitis), lung disorder in which the flow of air to the lungs is blocked (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) such as emphysema, smokers cough,  porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder that affects skin and other organs).Consult your doctor before you start $name if you are suffering from liver or kidney problems, or if you are taking alcohol.Guaifenesin should not be combined with cough suppressants in the treatment of cough.Consult your doctor if your symptoms worsen or do not improve within 7 days, tend to recur, or are accompanied by a fever, rash, or persistent headache.It is important to tell your doctor, while undergoing urine tests, if have recently taken or are taking $name as it can affect some results.Do not take $name if you are pregnant or breast feeding unless it is advised by your doctor.Use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle; discard after 4 weeks of opening even if not used (consult your pharmacist for the procedure to dispose).
  • Oral $name should be taken with foodPhenylephrine can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtimeDo not use this medicine without doctor's advice if you are pregnant or breast feedingSmoking may worsen the effect; therefore use of tobacco should be avoided.
  • Tell your doctor if you have ever had or are suffering from stomach ulcer. You may not be prescribed Bromhexine as it can aggravate your problem.Inform your doctor if you have any liver/kidney disease or asthma.Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.Do not take if allergic to Bromhexine or any of its ingredients.

Product Details

SKU: PC-1350
Product Description: Alkof Q Tablet is manufactured by Alkem Laboratories
Packing: Strip
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.
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