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Bromex 8mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Bromex 8mg Tablet is mucolytic medication. It is used in the treatment of various respiratory tract disorders associated with excessive mucus.

Bromex 8mg Tablet should be taken with food. For better results, it is suggested to take it at the same time every day.  The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms.  It is advised not to use it for more than 14 days without doctor consultation.

The most common side effects of this medicine include irritation of ear, allergic skin rash, dizziness, and headache. Talk to your doctor if you're worried about side effects or they do not go away. Generally, it is advised not to take alcohol while on treatment.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease or if you have stomach problems. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. You must take doctor's advice before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. 

Side effects of Bromex 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 Bromex

  • Irritation of ear
  • Allergic skin rash
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

How to use Bromex 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. Bromex 8mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Bromex Tablet works

Bromex 8mg Tablet is a mucolytic medication. It thins and loosens mucus (phlegm) in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Bromex 8mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bromex 8mg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Bromex 8mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Bromex 8mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bromex 8mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bromex 8mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Bromex 8mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Bromex 8mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bromex 8mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Bromex 8mg Tablet in patients with liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • Bromex 8mg Tablet helps in thinning and removal of the mucus (slimy and sticky substance) from the airways, thereby treats various respiratory conditions.
  • Measure the syrup with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon.  
  • Inform your doctor if you have suffered or are currently suffering from any stomach, liver or kidney problem. 
  • Do not use Bromex 8mg Tablet for more than 14 days, without your doctor’s advice.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylmethylamine Derivative
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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Nose in close Cold chest flue a
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Can't prescribe without proper clinical examination. It can be upper respiratory tract infection or lower respiratory tract infection
Dr In my throat while am silent there is some sounding breath came to out side What is that mean. Am smoke 3 cigarettes per day
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Medical Oncology and Hematology
This is related to respiratory tract problemsU require consultation with chest physician
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