Butamirate


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Non-productive cough.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO As 50 mg tab: 2 or 3 tabs at 8- or 12-hour interval. As 7.5 mg/5 mL syr: 15 mL up to 4 times/day.
Contraindications
Children <18 years. 1st trimester of pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Renal and hepatic impairment. Pregnancy (2nd to 3rd trimester) and lactation. Patient Counselling This drug may cause dizziness and somnolence, if affected, do not drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Somnolence, dizziness. Gastrointestinal disorders: Diarrhoea, nausea. Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Urticaria, rash.
Drug Interactions
Concomitant use of expectorants may lead to retention of mucous in the respiratory system, which can increase the risk of bronchospasm and airway infection.
ATC Classification
R05DB13 - butamirate ; Belongs to the class of other cough suppressants.
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