Bromhexine


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
As a mucolytic.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO As tab/solution: 8-16 mg tid.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Special Precautions
Patient with history of peptic ulcer disease, asthma. Severe renal and hepatic impairment. Treatment with a cough medicine in children (especially under 6 years old) should be considered carefully due to potential risks and limited evidence on efficacy. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Rarely, Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN). Gastrointestinal disorders: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, upper abdominal pain. General disorders and administration site conditions: Sweating. Immune system disorders: Angioedema, urticaria, bronchospasm. Nervous system disorders: Headache, dizziness. Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Rash, pruritus.
ATC Classification
R05CB02 - bromhexine ; Belongs to the class of mucolytics. Used in the treatment of wet cough.
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