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Breath Syrup

Manufacturer: Hippo Labs Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Bromhexine, Salbutamol, Guaifenesin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: May 31, 2019

Breath Syrup is used to support the body's mechanisms for clearing mucus from the respiratory tract. It treats chest congestion. They belong to a group of medications called mucolytics, which work by breaking mucus down so that it is easier to cough out. Therefore, this medication is added to cough syrups to treat cough. The side effects may include nausea, diarrhoea rash, urticaria, sweating, dizziness, vomiting, headache.

This medication is also available in the form of tablets. The tablets are usually taken 3 times daily, with plenty of liquid and after meals. The liquid form can be given 2 to 4 times per day. The dosage is adapted to the needs of the patients and it varies with the age and weight.

  • Chest Congestion

  • Severe Asthma And Breathing Problems

  • Cough

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women should not use this medication. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. it is recommended to skip your missed dose if it is the time for your next schedule dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

Breath Syrup is a synthetic secretolytic agent which help the natural mechanisms to clear respiratory tract mucus. It increases serous mucus production in respiratory tract and reduces phlegm viscosity, which helps the cilia to clear mucous from the respiratory tract.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Antibiotics.

Ques: What is Breath Syrup?

Ans: Breath Syrup performs its action by thinning and loosening mucus (phlegm) in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out. Bromhexine is used to treat conditions such as Bronchitis, Breathing problems, and Sinusitis.

Ques: What are the uses of Breath Syrup?

Ans: Breath Syrup is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Bronchitis and Breathing problems. Apart from these, it can also be used to treat condition like Sinusitis. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Bromhexine to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Breath Syrup?

Ans: Breath syrup is a medication which has some commonly reported side effects. These side effects may or may not occur always and some of them are rare but severe. This is not a complete list and if you experience any of the below-mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately. Here are some side effects of Bromhexine which are as follows: Dizziness, Gastrointestinal disturbances, Skin rash, Itching, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Headache, and Nocturnal enuresis. It is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of this syrup.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Breath Syrup?

Ans: Breath Syrup should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication.

Ques: How long do I need to use Breath Syrup before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: Breath Syrup is a medicine which takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions. It would be ideal if you note, it doesn't mean you will begin to notice such health improvement in a similar time span as different patients. There are numerous elements to consider such as, salt interactions, precautions to be taken care of, time is taken by the salt to performs its action, etc. we beg you to visit your doctor to realize to what extent before you can see improvements in your health while at the same time taking Breath Syrup.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Breath Syrup?

Ans: Contraindication to Breath Syrup. In addition, Breath Syrup should not be used if you have the following conditions such as Hypersensitivity.

Ques: Is Breath Syrup safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk but there is no data available regarding the effect of Breath Syrup during pregnancy.

Ques: Will Breath Syrup be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Breath Syrup can lead to increased chances of side effects such as Skin rash, Itching, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Headache, Nocturnal enuresis, etc. If you are observing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
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