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Brex Syrup


Overview

Introduction

Brex Syrup 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 Syrup 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 Syrup

Side effects of Brex Syrup

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

How to use Brex Syrup

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 Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Brex Syrup works

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Brex Syrup
₹0.37/ml of Syrup
Brex S Syrup
Menarini India Pvt Ltd
₹0.32/ml of Syrup
save 13%

Patient Concerns

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Common Cold Cough and Sore throat
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
levofloxacin 500 mg , cetcip 10mg , syrup grilinctus 15ml all twice daily for 3 days
I have common cold for about 4 days. The symptoms are same as mild fever, headache, body ache and stuffy ear and nose. I have taken some otc drugs as Cetrizen, paracetamol tabs and Alex cough syrup for cough.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
If it hasn't helped visit a physician personally
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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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