Dosage and administration:
Adults: The recommended daily dose is 2 to 4 teaspoonful
3 tines daily. Initially 4 teaspoonful 3 times
daily and then as required.
Children: Suggested dosage for children under
2 years is ¼ teaspoonful 3 times daily,
for 2-5 years ½ teaspoonful 3 times daily
and for children aged 5-10 years 1 teaspoonful
3 times daily.
Mucolytics may disrupt the gastric mucosa so bromhexine
should be used with care in patients with a history
of peptic ulceration. Care is also advisable in
Bromhexine is contraindicated for use in patients
with known hypersensitivity to bromhexine hydrochloride
(or any of the other ingredients in the product).
Gastrointestinal side effects may occur occasionally
with Bromhexine and a transient rise in serum
aminotransferase values has been reported. Other
reported adverse effects include headache, dizziness,
sweating and skin rash.
Use in pregnancy and lactation:
Category B: Bromhexine has been taken by a large
number of pregnant women and women of child bearing
age without any proven increase in the frequency
of malformations or other direct or indirect harmful
effects on the fetus having been observed.
It is not known whether Bromhexine is excreted
in breast milk or whether it has a harmful effect
on the breastfeeding infant. Therefore it is not
recommended for breastfeeding mothers unless the
potential benefits to the patient are weighed
against the possible risk to the infant.
Store at a cool and dry place. Protect from light.
Bromotex® Syrup: Each PET bottle contains
100 ml syrup and a plastic spoon.