Ammonium Chloride

Information about Ammonium Chloride

Ammonium Chloride Uses

Ammonium Chloride is used in the treatment of cough with mucus.

How Ammonium Chloride works

Ammonium Chloride works by decreasing the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways.

Common side effects of Ammonium Chloride

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Difficulty in swallowing, Feeling sick, Nausea, Stomach pain, Breathlessness, Throat disorder
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Expert advice for Ammonium Chloride

Do not take ammonium chloride if you are allergic to ammonium chloride or any of the other ingredients of the cough syrup Consult your doctor before taking ammonium chloride in cough syrup:
  • If you have prolonged cough or asthma.
  • If you are taking any other cough medication.
  • If you are breast-feeding or pregnant.
Consult your doctor before taking ammonium chloride as injection:
  • If you have kidney or liver problems.
  • If you are having nausea as one of the symptoms.

Frequently asked questions for Ammonium Chloride

Ammonium Chloride

Q. How does Ammonium Chloride work?

Ammonium Chloride is used as an expectorant (helps in bringing mucus out of the lungs) thus helping in curing cough. Ammonium Chloride is used to maintain the acid-base balance in the body and thus is used to treat patients with hypochloremia and metabolic alkalosis

Q. Is Ammonium Chloride safe/ dangerous?

Anmmonium chloride is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor.

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