PENTAKOF-LS Syrup

Composition:

Each 5mL of PENTAKOF-LS syrup contains ambroxol HCl 30mg, levosalbutamol 1mg, guaiphenesin 50 mg and menthol 0.5mg.

Description:

PENTAKOF-LS is the brand name for decongestant and expectorant formulation that addresses several bronchopulmonary disorders like cough, common cold and congestion in the chest area.

Ambroxol promotes mucus clearance by decreasing its viscosity and increasing its volume. Ambroxol facilitates expectoration and eases productive cough. This drug helps the patients with congestion, breathe freely and deeply.

Levosalbutamol is an effective bronchodilator that addresses asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This drug promotes muscle relaxation by acting as a Ŗ2 adrenergic receptor agonist. It increases the levels of cAMP, which controls the release of inflammatory mediators from the mast cells; this way, it also acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.

Guaiphenesin is also a strong expectorant that works by reducing the viscosity of the mucus and increasing its volume; this will ease expectoration of the sputum.

Mentholís activity in this formulation is to relieve the cough and have a soothing effect on the throat.

Indications:

  • Pulmonary disorders caused due to abnormal mucus secretion
  • Chest congestion
  • Thickened mucus cough
  • Asthma
  • Lung inflammation
  • Acute sore throat
  • Cough
  • Constriction of airways

Dosage and Administration:

As directed by the physician

Contraindication:

PENTAKOF-LS syrup is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity towards the ingredients present in this formulation.

Adverse effects:

Adverse effects of this medicine are severe severe hypokalemia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, unusual tiredness, dizziness, muscular spasms and cramps, insomnia and headache.

Precaution:

There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to ambroxol, levosalbutamol and guaiphenesin administration in pregnant women and nursing mothers. Therefore, if you are pregnant or nursing, discuss with your doctor about your condition before taking this medicine.

Presentation:

PENTAKOF-LS syrup is available in 100mL bottle with carton.

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