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Brex Expectorant


Overview

Introduction

Brex Expectorant is used to treat common cold symptoms. It thins and loosens mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out. It also provides relief from seasonal allergic conditions such as runny nose and sneezing.

Brex Expectorant is better to take in a dose and duration advised by the doctor. If you have suffered or are currently suffering from any stomach, liver or kidney disease, inform your doctor before you start taking this medicine.

It may cause side effects like rash, dry mouth, irritation in ear and headache. You may also experience dizziness after taking it, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus.

Uses of Brex Expectorant

Side effects of Brex Expectorant

Common
  • Nausea
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Nervousness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Restlessness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Skin rash

How to use Brex Expectorant

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Brex Expectorant may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Brex Expectorant works

Brex Expectorant is a combination of two medicines: Pseudoephedrine and bromhexine which relieve cold symptoms. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Brex Expectorant. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Brex Expectorant during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Brex Expectorant during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Brex Expectorant alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Brex Expectorant should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Brex Expectorant may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Brex Expectorant is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Brex Expectorant should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Brex Expectorant may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Brex Expectorant in patients with liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Brex Expectorant
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Brex S Expectorant
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Patient Concerns

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I have common cold from last few days and cough in chest also.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Steam inhalation Warm saline gargles Tab Deslor 1 OD x 3 days Syrup Cosome Expectorant 1 tsf tid x 3 days Tab Pacimol 500 1 tab SOS A clinical check up is also required to assess the severity and extent of infection
I am a breastfeeding mom.I am having cold symptoms since yesterday.can I have welset cold tab.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
welset 500 mg is fine
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References
  1. European Medicne Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol and bromhexine containing medicinal products. 2015. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. Maidenhead, Berks: McNeil Products Ltd.; 1998 [revised 30 Jan. 2013]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. Huddersfield, West Yorks: Thornton and Ross; 2008 [revised 18 Feb. 2015]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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