Ambrolex

Ambrolex

ambroxol

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline

Distributor:

Zuellig
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ambroxol HCl
Indications/Uses
Acute exacerbations of chronic & asthmatic bronchitis, bronchial asthma & bronchiectasis. Resp disorders associated w/ viscid mucus eg, pneumonia, otitis media, sinusitis & nasopharyngitis. Chronic disorders of the resp tract associated w/ pathologically thickened mucus & impaired mucus transport.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Adult 1 tab tid. Childn 6-11 yr ½ tab tid. Syr Adult 5 mL tid. Childn 1.2-1.6 mg/kg body wt. Ped syr Adult 10 mL tid. Childn 6-11 yr 5 mL tid, 2-5 yr 2.5 mL tid, <2 yr 2.5 mL bid. Infant drops Childn 2-5 yr 10-20 drops tid, <2 yr 5-10 drops tid.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately after meals.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Severe renal & hepatic impairment. Symptoms of chronic impairment of secretion production or clearance. Peptic ulcer, ciliary dyskinesia. Concomitant use w/ antitussives. Discontinue use if damage to the skin or mucosa occurs. Pregnancy (1st trimester). Tab: Rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Syr: Fructose intolerance. Contains methyl & propyl hydroxybenzoate which may cause allergic reactions. Syr/drops: Contains Ponceu 4R (E 124) which may also cause allergic reactions.
Adverse Reactions
Dysgeusia (eg, altered flavors); nausea, oral & pharyngeal hypoesthesia.
Drug Interactions
Expectoration of liquefied bronchial mucus impaired w/ antitussives. Increased conc in bronchial secretions & sputum of amoxicillin, cefuroxime & erythromycin.
ATC Classification
R05CB06 - ambroxol ; Belongs to the class of mucolytics. Used in the treatment of wet cough.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ambrolex Ped syr 15 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
120 mL x 1's;60 mL x 1's
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Form
Ambrolex tab 30 mg
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Ambrolex syr 30 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
Form
Ambrolex Infant oral drops 7.5 mg/mL
Packing/Price
15 mL x 1's
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