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    Bigbro Information

    Bigbro is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet, Capsule. It is typically used for the treatment of COPD. Bigbro also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The right dosage of Bigbro depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Common side effects of Bigbro include Nausea or vomiting. Some other side effects of Bigbro have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Bigbro normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Bigbro is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Bigbro has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Bigbro related warnings section.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Heart Attack must refrain from the use of Bigbro since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Bigbro are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug reaction of Bigbro with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Bigbro is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



    Bigbro Benefits & Uses

    Bigbro is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Bigbro Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Cough
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Cough
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Cough
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Bigbro Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Bigbro safe for pregnant women?


      Bigbro shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Bigbro safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Bigbro. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Bigbro on the Kidneys?


      Bigbro rarely harms the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Bigbro on the Liver?


      Bigbro may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Bigbro on the Heart?


      Bigbro may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

      Moderate


    Severe Interaction of Bigbro with Other Drugs

    Bigbro should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Moderate



    Bigbro Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Bigbro unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Bigbro

    • Is this Bigbro habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Bigbro is addictive.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Bigbro, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Bigbro can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, the use of Bigbro is considered safe.

      Safe
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      There is no benefit of taking Bigbro for mental disorders.

      No

    Bigbro Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Bigbro


      Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Bigbro, due to a lack of research on this.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Bigbro


      Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Bigbro with alcohol.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Bigbro

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Bigbro cause rapid heart beat (tachycardia)?

    ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Bigbro may cause rapid heartbeats (tachycardia). It is a rare side effect of this drug. Tachycardia occurs because this drug sometimes stimulates the smooth muscles which are present in the heart. If you are experiencing rapid or increased heartbeats after taking this drug, then you are advised to consult with your doctor without further delay.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Bigbro cause thrush (yeast infection)?

    Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    No, Bigbro does not cause thrush (yeast infection). It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Bigbro on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    No, Bigbro should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are advised to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

    Question over 4 years ago

    How long can I safely use Bigbro?

    Dr. Kumawat Vijay Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Take Bigbro as long as it is recommended by your doctor.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Is Bigbro a steroid?

    Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

    No, Bigbro is not a steroid. It contains acebrophylline which is a weak bronchodilator that belongs to the class of drug called phosphodiesterase enzyme inhibitors (xanthines).



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