Information about Bromhexine

Bromhexine uses

Bromhexine is used in the treatment of cough.

How bromhexine works

Bromhexine thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

Common side effects of bromhexine

Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash, Dizziness, Headache.

Available Medicine for Bromhexine

  • ₹41 to ₹89
    Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹52
    Monichem Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹8 to ₹51
    Cipla Ltd
    4 variant(s)
  • ₹12
    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹46
    S R Pharmaceuticals
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹43
    Cure Quick Pharmaceuticals
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹7 to ₹35
    Zydus Cadila
    2 variant(s)

Expert advice for Bromhexine

  • Tell your doctor if you have ever had or are suffering from stomach ulcer. You may not be prescribed Bromhexine as it can aggravate your problem.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any liver/kidney disease or asthma.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to Bromhexine or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions for Bromhexine


Q. Is Bromhexine an antihistamine?
No, Bromhexineis not an antihistamine.

Content on this page was last updated on 13 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)