Konidin Mucolytic Expectorant Syrup

Konidin Mucolytic Expectorant Syrup

Manufacturer:

PT Konimex

Distributor:

DKSH
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Bromhexine HCl, glyceryl guaiacolate.
Description
Each 5-mL syrup contains bromhexine hydrochloride 10 mg and glyceryl guaiacolate 50 mg.
Action
Konidin Mucolytic Expectorant Syrup is a combination of mucolytic and expectorant which liquefies tenacious mucus, ease the cough and correct respiratory disorders.
It increases fluidity and volume of sputum thus causes significant improvement in expectoration; reduces severity of dyspnoea and improves ventilation; reduces the severity and frequency of cough.
Bromhexine hydrochloride is an effective mucolytic agent that liquefies and loosens stubborn phlegm, eases bronchial congestion, facilitates breathing and aids elimination of cough.
Pharmacokinetics: Bromhexine hydrochloride is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and about 85-90% of the dose is excreted in the urine mainly as metabolites. Bromhexine is highly bound to plasma proteins.
Glyceryl guaiacolate is absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. It is metabolized and excreted in the urine.
Indications/Uses
Treatment of acute and chronic bronchitis, chronic bronchial asthma and other respiratory conditions in which stubborn and excessive mucus (phlegm) is a problem. In case of respiratory tract infection, Konidin Mucolytic Expectorant Syrup should be administered together with antibiotics.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adults and Children >10 years: 1 tsp (5 mL) 3 times daily. Children 5-10 years: ½ tsp (2.5 mL) 3 times daily.
Special Precautions
Warning should be given to patients with peptic ulcer.
Use in pregnancy: Special precautions should be given to pregnant women especially during the 1st trimester of pregnancy.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
Use in pregnancy: Special precautions should be given to pregnant women especially during the 1st trimester of pregnancy.
Side Effects
Gastrointestinal discomfort eg, nausea, vomiting diarrhoea, peptic ulcer and headache.
ATC Classification
R05CB10 - combinations ; Belongs to the class of mucolytics. Used in the treatment of wet cough.
Presentation/Packing
Syr 60 mL.
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