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Clear Ace Tablet

Clear Ace Tablet

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Dravya Healthcare

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

About Clear Ace Tablet

Clear Ace Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called ‘mucolytic agents’ (cough/sputum thinner) primarily used to prevent and treat symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as shortness of breath, coughing, or wheezing (whistling sound while breathing). COPD is a group of lung diseases with emphysema (shortness of breath) and chronic bronchitis (inflammation of the lining of bronchial tubes).

Clear Ace Tablet is a combination of two drugs, namely: Acebrophylline (mucolytic and bronchodilator) and Acetylcysteine (mucolytic agent/sputum thinner). Acebrophylline belongs to the class of bronchodilators with additional mucolytic properties and works by relaxing muscles and widening the airways of the lungs. Acetylcysteine belongs to the class of mucolytic agents (cough/sputum thinner) that works by thinning and loosening phlegm (mucus) in the lungs, windpipe, and nose. Clear Ace Tablet breakdown the acid mucopolysaccharide fibers that make the mucus (sputum) thinner and less dense/viscous removing sputum efficiently by coughing. However, the viscosity of sputum remains low for as long as treatment is maintained. Together, they help to cough out easily and make breathing easier by opening airways.

Take Clear Ace Tablet as prescribed. Your doctor will recommend how often you take Clear Ace Tablet based on your medical condition. Some people may experience diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, runny nose, dizziness, heartburn, stomach pain, skin rash, drowsiness, and cool and moist skin. Most of these side effects of Clear Ace Tablet do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to Clear Ace Tablet or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Clear Ace Tablet is not recommended for children below 14 years of age. Drink plenty of fluids to thin mucus and lubricate your throat while taking Clear Ace Tablet. Clear Ace Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy. If you are breastfeeding, it is advised to inform your doctor before taking Clear Ace Tablet. Severe skin reactions such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome (a serious and rare disorder of skin and mucus membranes) or toxic epidermal necrolysis (skin blistering or skin peeling) have been rarely reported in some patients. However, if you notice any skin rash worsening with mucosal lesions or blisters, stop taking Clear Ace Tablet and contact your doctor immediately. Do not take Clear Ace Tablet if you have a heart rhythm disorder that causes fast heartbeats. Avoid taking Clear Ace Tablet if you have low blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, hemodynamic instability (unstable blood pressure), had a heart attack, or kidney or liver diseases. If you have hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid), irregular heartbeats, viral infections, heart failure, asthma, high blood pressure, fits, gastric or duodenal ulcers, heart diseases, or kidney or liver insufficiency, inform your doctor before taking Clear Ace Tablet.

Uses of Clear Ace Tablet

Treatment of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Medicinal Benefits

Clear Ace Tablet is a combination of two drugs, namely: Acebrophylline and Acetylcysteine. Acebrophylline belongs to the class of bronchodilators with additional mucolytic properties and works by relaxing muscles and widening the airways of the lungs. Acetylcysteine is a mucolytic agent (cough/sputum thinner) that works by thinning and loosening phlegm (mucus) in the lungs, windpipe, and nose. Clear Ace Tablet breakdown the acid mucopolysaccharide fibers that make the mucus (sputum) thinner and less dense/viscous removing sputum efficiently by coughing. However, the viscosity of sputum remains low for as long as treatment is maintained. Together, they help to cough out easily and make breathing easier by opening airways.

Directions for Use

Take Clear Ace Tablet with or without food as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break, crush or chew it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Clear Ace Tablet

  • Diarrhoea

  • Stomach pain

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Runny nose

  • Dizziness

  • Drowsiness

  • Heartburn

  • Skin rash

  • Hives

  • Itching

  • Cool and moist skin

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to Clear Ace Tablet or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Clear Ace Tablet is not recommended for children below 14 years of age. Regular monitoring of potassium levels is recommended while taking Clear Ace Tablet as it may cause low potassium levels in the blood. Clear Ace Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy. If you are breastfeeding, it is advised to inform your doctor before taking Clear Ace Tablet. Severe skin reactions such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome (a serious and rare disorder of skin and mucus membranes) or toxic epidermal necrolysis (skin blistering or skin peeling) have been rarely reported in some patients. However, if you notice any skin rash worsening with mucosal lesions or blisters, stop taking Clear Ace Tablet and contact your doctor immediately. Do not take Clear Ace Tablet if you have heart rhythm disorder that causes fast heartbeats. Avoid taking Clear Ace Tablet if you have low blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, hemodynamic instability (unstable blood pressure), had a heart attack, or kidney or liver diseases. If you have hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid), irregular heartbeats, viral infections, heart failure, asthma, high blood pressure, fits, gastric or duodenal ulcers, heart diseases, or kidney or liver insufficiency, inform your doctor before taking Clear Ace Tablet.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Clear Ace Tablet may interact with water pills (furosemide), medicines used to treat gout (allopurinol), antacid (cimetidine), antibiotics (ciprofloxacin, erythromycin, amoxicillin, doxycycline, tetracycline, gentamicin, amikacin, neomycin), drugs used to lower high blood pressure (diltiazem, verapamil), heart-related medicines (isoprenaline), anthelmintic (thiabendazole),  corticosteroids (prednisone), oral contraceptives (ethinylestradiol), medicines used to treat chest pain (glyceryl trinitrate) and cough suppressants (dextromethorphan, codeine).

Drug-Food Interaction: If you are allergic to histamine, avoid histamine-rich foods such as tomatoes, wine, and processed foods as it may cause histamine intolerance leading to symptoms such as flushing (redness of the skin), migraine headaches, skin rash, itching, and rhinitis (runny and stuffy nose). Also, avoid intake of alcohol with Clear Ace Tablet as it may increase drowsiness. Also, avoid or limit the intake of caffeine with Clear Ace Tablet as it may cause side effects.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Avoid taking Clear Ace Tablet if you have low blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, hemodynamic instability (unstable blood pressure), had a heart attack, or kidney or liver diseases. If you have hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid), irregular heartbeats, viral infections, heart failure, asthma, high blood pressure, fits, gastric or duodenal ulcers, heart diseases, or kidney or liver insufficiency, inform your doctor before taking Clear Ace Tablet.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • FUROSEMIDE
  • ALLOPURINOL
  • CIMETIDINE
  • CIPROFLOXACIN
  • ERYTHROMYCIN
  • AMOXICILLIN
  • DOXYCYCLINE
  • TETRACYCLINE
  • GENTAMICIN
  • AMIKACIN
  • NEOMYCIN
  • DILTIAZEM
  • VERAPAMIL
  • ISOPRENALINE
  • THIABENDAZOLE
  • PREDNISONE
  • ETHINYLESTRADIOL
  • GLYCERYL TRINITRATE
  • DEXTROMETHORPHAN
  • CODEINE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Eat foods rich in potassium such as bananas, asparagus, oranges, potatoes, avocados, dark leafy greens and beetroots as potassium is important for lung function and a potassium deficiency may cause breathing problems.

  • Drink plenty of fluids every day to thin mucus which makes it easier to cough out.

  • Maintain a diet that includes complex carbohydrates such as lentils, beans, barley, oats, quinoa, bran, peas and potatoes with skin.

  • Limit or avoid the intake of caffeinated drinks such as tea, coffee, soda, and energy drinks like red bull.

  • Eat protein-rich foods such as meat, fish (particularly salmon, sardines and mackerel), eggs and poultry.

  • Exercise regularly to strengthen your breathing muscles and boost your immune system. Learning breathing exercises will help you move more air in and out of your lungs.

  • Quit smoking as it may reduce the effectiveness of the Clear Ace Tablet and irritate the lungs worsening breathing problem.

Special Advise

  • Regular blood tests are recommended while taking Clear Ace Tablet to monitor the levels of Clear Ace Tablet and potassium in the blood.

  • Clear Ace Tablet may affect the test results of ketones in urine and salicylate (like aspirin) in the blood. Therefore, inform your doctor that you are taking Clear Ace Tablet before undergoing any laboratory tests.

  • Clear Ace Tablet does not relieve sudden asthma symptoms, so it is advised to carry a rescue inhaler always to treat sudden asthma symptoms.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): It is a group of lung diseases with emphysema (shortness of breath) and chronic bronchitis (inflammation of the lining of bronchial tubes). The major cause of COPD is smoking tobacco. Also, long-term exposure to fumes and chemicals may lead to COPD. The symptoms include chronic cough, shortness of breath or wheezing (whistle sound while breathing).

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Avoid consumption of alcohol with Clear Ace Tablet as it may reduce the effectiveness of Clear Ace Tablet and increase drowsiness. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol with Clear Ace Tablet.

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Pregnancy

Unsafe

Clear Ace Tablet is not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult a doctor before using Clear Ace Tablet if you are pregnant.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

It is unknown whether Clear Ace Tablet is excreted in human milk. Please consult a doctor before taking Clear Ace Tablet if you are breastfeeding.

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Driving

Safe if prescribed

Clear Ace Tablet usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

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Liver

Caution

Take Clear Ace Tablet with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

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Kidney

Caution

Take Clear Ace Tablet with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

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Children

Caution

Clear Ace Tablet is not recommended for children below 14 years of age. Please consult a doctor before giving Clear Ace Tablet to children.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

4-6, Bora Bazar St, Borabazar Precinct, Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001
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FAQs

Clear Ace Tablet is used to prevent and treat symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), such as shortness of breath, coughing, or wheezing (whistling sound while breathing).
Clear Ace Tablet contains Acebrophylline and Acetylcysteine. Acebrophylline belongs to the class of bronchodilators with additional mucolytic properties and works by relaxing muscles and widening the airways of the lungs. Acetylcysteine is a mucolytic agent (cough/sputum thinner) that works by thinning and loosening phlegm (mucus) in lungs, windpipe and nose. Clear Ace Tablet breakdown the acid mucopolysaccharide fibres that make the mucus (sputum) thinner and less dense/viscous removing sputum efficiently by coughing. However, the viscosity of sputum remains low for as long as treatment is maintained. Together, they help to cough out easily and makes breathing easier by opening airways.
Clear Ace Tablet should be used with caution in patients suffering from epilepsy (fits) as it may worsen the condition. Therefore, inform your doctor if you have a history of fits before taking Clear Ace Tablet so that the dose may be adjusted or an alternate medicine may be prescribed.
You are not recommended to take Clear Ace Tablet with antibiotics such as tetracycline, amoxicillin, amikacin and gentamicin at the same time as it may reduce the effectiveness of antibiotics. However, if you are supposed to take these medicines together, maintain a time gap of a minimum of 2 hours between taking Clear Ace Tablet and antibiotics. However, please consult a doctor before using Clear Ace Tablet with antibiotics or any other medicines.
You are recommended to avoid taking Clear Ace Tablet if you are allergic to acebrophylline, ambroxol, theophylline or suffering from irregular heartbeats, hemodynamic instability (unstable blood pressure), low blood pressure, liver or kidney disorders or had a heart attack. However, inform your doctor if you have any of these conditions before taking Clear Ace Tablet.
No, you are not recommended to smoke while taking Clear Ace Tablet as it may reduce the effectiveness of Clear Ace Tablet and also damage your lungs. Long term smoking may cause breathing problems like asthma, bronchitis and COPD. Quitting smoking is the best way to keep your lungs healthy.
You are recommended to avoid histamine rich foods such as tomatoes, wine and processed foods as it may cause histamine intolerance by affecting the way histamine is broken down in the body leading to symptoms such as flushing (redness of the skin), migraine headaches, skin rash, itching and rhinitis (runny and stuffy nose). Therefore, if you are allergic to histamine or cannot tolerate food and drinks rich in histamine, please inform your doctor before taking Clear Ace Tablet.
No, you are not recommended to stop taking Clear Ace Tablet without consulting your doctor as it may worsen the condition of your cough and other breathing problems causing recurring symptoms. Therefore, take Clear Ace Tablet for as long as your doctor has prescribed it, and if you experience any difficulty while taking Clear Ace Tablet, please consult your doctor.
No, Clear Ace Tablet does not relieve sudden asthma symptoms. Therefore, it is advised to carry a rescue inhaler always to treat sudden asthma symptoms.

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