Expel

Expel

ambroxol

Manufacturer:

UNILAB, Inc

Distributor:

UNILAB, Inc
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ambroxol HCl
Indications/Uses
Management of acute & chronic resp tract disease associated w/ abnormal bronchial secretions & impaired mucus transport particularly chronic bronchitis, asthmatic bronchitis & bronchial asthma.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Syr Childn 7-12 yr 5 mL every 8-12 hr, 3-6 yr 2.5 mL every 8 hr, 1-2 yr 2.5 mL every 12 hr. Oral drops Infant 1-2 yr 1.25 mL every 12 hr, 7-12 mth 1 mL every 12 hr, ≤6 mth 0.5 mL every 12 hr.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Best taken after meals.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Discontinue use if new skin or mucosal lesions occur. Concomitant use w/ other medicines for cough, cold & allergy.
Adverse Reactions
Mild stomach disturbance eg, pyrosis (heartburn), dyspepsia, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting. Rash/urticaria, angioedema, anaphylactic & other allergic reactions.
Drug Interactions
Higher antibiotic conc in bronchopulmonary secretions & in sputum w/ amoxicillin, cefuroxime, erythromycin.
ATC Classification
R05CB06 - ambroxol ; Belongs to the class of mucolytics. Used in the treatment of wet cough.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Expel syr 15 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
Form
Expel oral drops 6 mg/mL
Packing/Price
15 mL x 1's
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