What is Ambroxol for:
It is a mucolytic and mucokinetic agent. Makes the sputum thinner and less viscous and therefore more easily removed by coughing.
How does Ambroxol work:
It breaks down acid mucopolysaccharide fibers in the sputum
How should Ambroxol be used:
Usually comes as a tablet or syrup. Take this drug as directed by the doctor
Common side effects of Ambroxol :
Running nose, tears, gastric irritation and hypersensitivity.
What precautions should I take when taking Ambroxol :
Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
How do I store Ambroxol :
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. – Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Cough & Cold Preparations