Relent Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of cough. It relieves allergic symptoms such as sneezing, running nose, watery eyes, itching, swelling, and congestion or stiffness. It also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.
Relent Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney and liver diseases. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.
BENEFITS OF RELENT TABLET
In Treatment of Cough
Cough is a sudden, forceful expulsion of air that helps clear any mucus or irritant in the throat or airways. If it happens more frequently, due to an underlying disease or an allergy, it can be bothersome. Relent Tablet helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It will also relieve allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose or throat irritation and help you carry out your daily activities more easily.
This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Take it as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor. Taking this medicine enables you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.
HOW TO USE RELENT TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Relent Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW RELENT TABLET WORKS
Relent Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cetirizine and Ambroxol, which relieves cough. Cetirizine is an antiallergic that treats runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out.
Relent Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Relent Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Relent Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Relent Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Relent Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Relent Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Relent Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Relent Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
INTERACTION WITH DRUGS
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE RELENT TABLET?
If you miss a dose of Relent Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Relent
- Upset stomach
- Dryness in mouth
- Allergic reaction
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Relent Tablet?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Relent Tablet. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness/sleepiness caused by Relent Tablet.
Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Relent Tablet?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Relent Tablet. This medicine contains Cetirizine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Relent Tablet cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Relent Tablet may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive car, operate machinery, work at heights or participate in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Will Relent Tablet be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended dosage does not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can the use of Relent Tablet cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Relent Tablet can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night.
Pack size – 15
pack form – tablet
Weight – 6 (gms)
Dimensions – 4 (cm) x 8 (cm) x 1 (cm)
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.