Introduction Tusq-X Expectorant is used in the treatment of cough with mucus. It loosens and thins mucus in the nose, windpipe, and lungs. This makes it easier for you to cough it out. It also relaxes and widens the muscles in the airways making it easier for you to breathe. Tusq-X Expectorant is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, upset stomach, headache, rash, palpitations, tremor, and increased heart rate. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine can also cause sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can make sleepiness worse. Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Uses of Tusq-X Expectorant Cough with mucus Side effects of Tusq-X Expectorant Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you?re worried about them Common side effects of Tusq-X Nausea Vomiting Diarrhea Stomach pain Upset stomach Dizziness Headache Rash Allergic reaction Hives Palpitations Tremor Increased heart rate How to use Tusq-X Expectorant Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Tusq-X Expectorant may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. How Tusq-X Expectorant works Tusq-X Expectorant is a combination of three medicines: Ambroxol, Guaifenesin and Terbutaline, which relieves cough with mucus. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which decreases the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways. Terbutaline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Together, they make breathing easier. Safety Advice Alcohol CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Tusq-X Expectorant. Please consult your doctor. Pregnancy CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR Tusq-X Expectorant may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor. Breastfeeding CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR Information regarding the use of Tusq-X Expectorant during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor. Driving CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR It is not known whether Tusq-X Expectorant alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react. Kidney CAUTION Tusq-X Expectorant should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tusq-X Expectorant may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Liver CAUTION Tusq-X Expectorant should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tusq-X Expectorant may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited information is available on the use of Tusq-X Expectorant in these patients.
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