Broxan

Broxan

ambroxol

Manufacturer:

Swiss Pharma

Distributor:

Pharma Dynamic
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ambroxol HCl
Indications/Uses
Acute & chronic resp tract disorders associated w/ abnormal bronchial secretions, particularly in exacerbations of chronic/asthmatic bronchitis & bronchial asthma, pre- & post-op treatment.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Adult 1 tab tid. Childn >10 yr 1 tab tid. Total daily dose: 1.2-1.6 mg/kg. 5-10 yr ½ tab tid. May be reduced to bid in long term therapy. Total daily dose: 1.2-1.6 mg/kg. Syr Adult 10 mL tid for the 1st 2-3 days; later 5 mL tid. Total daily dose: 1.2-1.6 mg/kg. Childn >10 yr 10 mL tid for the 1st 2-3 days; later 5 mL tid. Total daily dose: 1.2-1.6 mg/kg. 6-10 yr 5 mL bid-tid. Total daily dose: 1.2-1.6 mg/kg. 2-5 yr 2.5 mL bid. Total daily dose: 1.2-1.6 mg/kg. Oral drops 13-24 mth 1.25 mL bid or 15 mg daily. 7-12 mth 1 mL bid or 12 mg daily. <6 mth 0.5 mL bid or 6 mg daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take after meals w/ liqd.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy (1st trimester) & lactation. Tab: May cause bronchoconstriction in some patients w/ hyperactive airways due to benzalkonium Cl content.
Adverse Reactions
Mild GI side effects. Allergic reactions.
Drug Interactions
Cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, bronchospasmolytics, diuretics & antibiotics.
ATC Classification
R05CB06 - ambroxol ; Belongs to the class of mucolytics. Used in the treatment of wet cough.
Tab & syr: Rx; oral drops: Non-Rx
Presentation/Packing
Form
Broxan oral drops 6 mg/mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 1's (P136/bottle)
Form
Broxan syr 15 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (P165/bottle)
Form
Broxan tab 30 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P1,100/box)
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