Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet

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Introduction

Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of cough. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs, making it easier to cough out.

Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain, vomiting, headache, rash, tremor, and increased heart rate. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine can also cause sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can make sleepiness worse.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Bricarex Tablet

Benefits of Bricarex Tablet

In Cough

Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet gives relief from cough by loosening thick mucus and making it easier to cough it out. It also makes it easier for air to move in and out of your airways. This reduces the frequency of coughing and makes you feel better. With the use of Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet as prescribed by the doctor, you can get relief from cough sooner. Along with medications, drink enough lukewarm water and gargle with warm salt water to ease the symptoms.

Side effects of Bricarex Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Bricarex

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Tremor
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Bricarex Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bricarex Tablet works

Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Guaifenesin and terbutaline. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which decreases the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways. Terbutaline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. Together, they make breathing easier.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet in these patients.

What if you forget to take Bricarex Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Bricarex 100 mg/2.5 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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What is a dry and productive cough syrup for baby
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
In dry cough cough suppressants are used. In productive cough mucolytics are used.
i have dry cough & cold so which syrup i take levosalbutamol / terbutaline I am a MR in fdc i have salbutol-ls syrup
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
U can take montair LC and cough suppressant if it's dry cough
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