Author Details
Written By
BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated:
30 Mar 2020 | 01:17 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet is a combination medicine that is prescribed to treat various types of respiratory infections. It treats the infection and prevents further infections by acting against the microorganisms. It also reduces the viscosity of the mucus (phlegm) for easy cough out.

Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better.

The common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rashes, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reactions like rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc. then you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy.

Uses of Himox-B Tablet

  • Respiratory tract infection

Side effects of Himox-B 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 Himox-B

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Bloating
  • Indigestion
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Skin rash
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Himox-B 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. Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Himox-B Tablet works

Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amoxycillin and Bromhexine which treat respiratory tract infections associated with excessive mucus (phlegm). Amoxycillin is an antibiotic which kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Addition of Bromhexine enhances the antibacterial effect of Amoxycillin.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet
₹4.2/Tablet
Moxybexin 250mg/8mg Tablet
Arbro Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹3.48/Tablet
save 17%
Rexyl B 250mg/8mg Tablet
Aan Pharma Pvt Ltd
₹3.5/Tablet
save 17%
Bromoxy 250mg/8mg Tablet
Medipol Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd
₹3.9/Tablet
save 7%
Glam BR 250mg/8mg Tablet
Gladcare Formulations Pvt Ltd
₹4.5/Tablet
7% costlier
Otymox 250mg/8mg Tablet
Solitaire Pharmacia Pvt Ltd
₹4.9/Tablet
17% costlier

Quick Tips

  • Take your medication timely to maintain steady levels in your body.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking medication as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea might occur as a side effect of medicine. Drink plenty of fluids or inform your doctor if it bothers you.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

arrow
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
Cough problem and body pain also headache
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be viral infection or respiratory tract infection. Consult a ENT specialist
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet ?

FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Himox-B as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can the use of Himox-B cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Himox-B can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty in breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Want to share the information?

Disclaimer:

1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

References

  1. Amoxycillin. Research Triangle Park, NC: GlaxoSmithKline; Oct. 2006. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Bromhexine. Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore; 2017. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Amoxycillin. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2002 [revised 12 Oct. 2017]. [Accesed 9 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Bromhexine. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Plot No. 73, 1st Floor, Industrial Area Phase 2, Chandigarh - 160002, India
Country of Origin: India
A licensed vendor partner from your nearest location will deliver Himox-B 250mg/8mg Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your doctor's ℞ and the availability of this medicine.
MRP42  Get 15% OFF
Best Price
₹35.7
Valid only on the orders above ₹500
10 tablets in 1 strip
Add To Cart
Additional offers
Paytm: Pay with Paytm and get cashback up to ₹500. Minimum cashback to be won is ₹50. Valid only for new Paytm customers with minimum order value of ₹1000 from 1st August to 31st August, 2020.
Show more show_more

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mgdownArrow
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.