Bromhexine Hydrochloride BP
Brohexin Tablet: Each tablet contains Bromhexine Hydrochloride BP Equivalent to Bromhexine BP 8 mg.
Each 5 ml syrup contains Bromhexine Hydrochloride BP Equivalent to Bromhexine BP 4 mg.
Brohexin is a highly effective mucolytic expectorant.
Brohexin is indicated in the treatment of respiratory disorders associated with productive cough. These include; tracheobronchitis, bronchitis with emphysema, bronchiectasis, bronchitis with bronchospasm, chronic inflammatory pulmonary conditions and pneumoconiosis.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION :
Brohexin Tablet: Adults and children over 10 years: 8-16 mg 3 times daily. Children 5-10 years: 4 mg 3 times daily.
Brohexin Syrup: Adults: The recommended daily dose is 2 to 4 teaspoonful 3 times. Initially 4 teaspoonful 3 times daily and then as required.
Children: Suggested dosage for children under 2 years is 1/4 teaspoonful 3 times daily, for 2-5 years 1/2 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.
Since 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.
Contraindicated to those who are hypersensitive to Bromhexine Hydrochloride.
Store below 25oC. Protect from light. Keep the container tightly closed.
Brohexin Tablet: Each box contains 10 blister strips of 10 tablets.
Brohexin Syrup: Bottle containing 100 ml syrup.