Bromhexine 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 drug is added to cough syrups to treat cough.
Possible side effects of this drug may include nausea, diarrhea rash, angioedema, pruritus, urticaria, sweating, dizziness, vomiting, headache, and pain in the upper part of the abdomen. Patients with a history of peptic ulceration, asthma, and severe hepatic or renal impairment should take extra precautions during their treatment with this medicine.
This medication comes in the form of a tablet and a liquid. 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 need of the patients and it varies with age and weight. It is well established and tolerated in the body.
The drug is utilised to fix the accompanying ailments
Common Cold Symptoms
Respiratory Tract Infection
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This drug is extremely unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Studies carried out on humans and animals have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Doctor consultation is recommended in such cases.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?The drug should not be consumed by breastfeeding mothers as there is a higher risk of side-effects on the infant. You are suggested to consult your doctor to discuss the potential benefits and risks before taking this medicine.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. 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?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Bromhexine as ingredient
This medication acts as a synthetic secretolytic agent that helps the natural mechanisms to clear respiratory tract mucus. It increases serious mucus production in the respiratory tract and reduces phlegm viscosity, which helps the cilia to clear mucus 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
AlcoholConsult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis medication interacts with Antibiotics.
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