PENTAKOF-TM Syrup

Composition:

Each 5mL PENTAKOF-TM syrup contains ambroxol HCl 15mg, terbutaline sulfate 1.25mg, guaiphenesin 50mg and menthol 2.5mg.

Description:

PENTAKOF-TM is a chest decongestant and antiasthmatic formulation that is used to treat various bronchopulmonary diseases from chest congestion to lung inflammation.

Ambroxol HCl is a bronchodilator and mucolytic agent that promotes mucus clearance by decreasing its viscosity. This mucus-thinning drug clears the airway by breaking down the hard mucus and allows the patients to breathe deeply. In other words, this drug promotes a productive cough.

Terbutaline sulfate is a selective beta 2-adrenergic bronchodilator and relaxes the smooth muscles in the bronchial region. This drug addresses the wheezing and shortness of breath, which are commonly observed in the inflammatory disorders of lungs.

Guaiphenesin is a cough decongestant that works effectively on both productive and non-productive cough. It increases the mucus secretion in the respiratory tract and eases the mucus expectoration.

Menthol has a soothing effect on the throat and it is also observed to relieve cough.

Indications:

  • Productive cough associated with bronchospasm
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chest congestion

Dosage and Administration:

As directed by the physician

Contraindication:

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

Adverse effects:

Adverse effects of this medicine are tremor, nervousness, increased heart rate, palpitation, dizziness, headache, nausea, sweating and muscular cramps.

Precaution:

There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to ambroxol HCl, terbutaline sulfate, guaiphenesin and menthol 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-TM syrup is available in 100mL bottle.

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Keep the medicines out of the children’s reach. This product is to be stored as recommended. Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Do not use this information in place of a visit, consultation or advice of your healthcare providers.

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