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Bromhexine Hydrochloride BP
|NAME||STRENGTH||PACK SIZE||DOSAGE FORM|
|Bromotex||4 mg/5 ml||100 ml||Syrup|
Bromotex (Bromhexine HCl) is highly effective mucolytic expectorant.
Each 5 ml Syrup contains Bromohexine Hydrochloride BP 4 mg.
Indications And Uses
Bromotex (Bromhexine HCl) is indicated in the treatment of respiratory disorders associated with productive cough. These include; tracheobronchitis, bronchitic with emphysema, bronchiectasis, bronchitis with bronchospasm, chronic inflammatory pulmonary conditions and pneumoconiosis.
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.
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.
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 asthmatic patients.
Use In Pregnancy 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.
Bromhexine is contraindicated for use in patients with known hypersensitivity to bromhexine hydrochloride (or any of the other ingredients in the product).
Bromotex Syrup: Each PET bottle contains 100 ml syrup and a plastic spoon.