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Grilinctus-BM Tablet

Manufactured byFRANCO INDIAN PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
ContainsBromhexine (8 mg) + Terbutaline (2.5 mg)
Description

Grilinctus-BM Tablet is a combination medicine used for the management of productive cough and bronchospasm associated with bronchial asthma, bronchitis, and other bronchopulmonary disorders. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 6 years of age.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Grilinctus-BM Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Tingling
  • Palpitations
  • Chest pain and discomfort
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Itching
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Rash

Uses of Grilinctus-BM Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bronchospasm
  • Productive cough
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects is necessary.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to terbutaline, bromhexine or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects is necessary.
General warnings

Siezure disorder

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of seizure disorder due to the increased risk of recurrent seizures. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Glaucoma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with pre-existing glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate patient education, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Heart Diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with pre-existing heart diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of heart function, vital signs, or electrolyte levels may be necessary based on the clinical condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Hyperthyroidism

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with pre-existing hyperthyroidism due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of thyroid hormone levels, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Gastric ulceration

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of gastric ulceration or any other gastrointestinal disorders due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients who are suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients who are suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may rarely cause dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience dizziness during treatment with this medicine.

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 6 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Escitalopram

Propranolol

Furosemide

Antibiotics

Clozapine

Carvedilol

Amiodarone

Labetalol

Moxifloxacin

Disease interactions

Cardiovascular disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. These side effects may include increased heart rate, alterations in blood pressure, palpitations, etc. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Diabetes

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of alterations in blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Seizures

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of seizure disorder due to the increased risk of recurrent seizures. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Hypokalemia

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from electrolyte disturbances due to the increased risk of low potassium levels (hypokalemia). Report any symptoms such as shortness of breath, muscle weakness, changes in heart rate, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Bromhexine works by thinning the mucus in the airway and promoting mucus clearance. Terbutaline works by relaxing and opening the blocked air passages leading to the lungs. Thus improves airflow into the lungs and makes breathing easier.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Bronchodilators, Mucolytics

Schedule

Schedule H

Terbutaline [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 28 March 2018]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/terbutaline#
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Information on this page was last updated on 12 Mar 2019

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