Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Bromhexine HCl belongs to a class of drugs called mucolytics. Bromhexine affects mucus in its early phases of formation in the glands, within the mucus-secreting cells. Bromhexine causes the structure of acid mucopolysaccharide fibres in mucoid sputum to be disrupted, resulting in a mucus that is less viscous and easier to expectorate.
Adult: As tab/solution: 8-16 mg thrice a day
Child: As tab/solution: 2-5 years 4 mg twice a day; 6-11 years 8 mg thrice a day; ≥12 years Same as adult dose.
Precaution should be exercised in the following circumstances-
- Peptic ulcer disease and asthma are both present in this patient.
- Renal and hepatic impairment is severe.
- Because of the potential dangers and lack of data on efficacy, cough medication should be used with caution in children (particularly those under the age of 6).
- Lactation and pregnancy.
Contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to bromhexine or any component of the product.
There's no known contraindications of bromhexine in terms of food and drinks.
There's no known contraindications of bromhexine in terms of health condition.