Q. What would happen if I take higher than the recommended dose of Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup?
Taking a higher than the recommended dose of Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup may cause seizures, chest pain, nervousness, headache, dry mouth, nausea, dizziness and lack of energy. High doses of Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup may also cause fast, irregular or pounding heartbeat, uncontrollable shaking of any part of the body, and difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. In any such case, seek immediate medical attention.
Q. Is it safe to take Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup if I have heart disease?
Yes, Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup is considered safe, but its use depends on the severity of your heart problem. If you experience chest pain or any other symptom of worsening heart disease while taking Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup, seek immediate medical advice.
Q. Being a diabetic, what should I remember while taking Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup?
Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup may cause blood sugar levels to rise. Therefore, your doctor may adjust your dose of insulin or antidiabetic medicines. Keep a regular check on your blood glucose levels and do not miss any appointments. Consult your doctor if you experience a sudden rise in blood sugar levels.
Q. I have started using Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup and I am experiencing headaches and shakiness. Is this because of Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup and will these go away?
Yes, it could be due to Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup. Feeling shaky is a common side effect of Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup which goes away after some time. For headaches, drink plenty of water, get sufficient rest and avoid alcohol. Usually headaches go away after a week. If they persist for a long time, contact your doctor.
Q. When should I take Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup?
Use Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup as and when you need it. Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup relieves the symptoms of asthma like coughing, shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. You can also take it to prevent asthma attacks in circumstances where you know it may occur (e.g., after strenuous exercise or unavoidable exposure to allergen).
Q. Can I smoke if I have been prescribed Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup?
No, you should not smoke while taking Brosol 2mg/5ml Syrup. Smoking irritates the lungs. The medicine may make breathing more difficult, especially in patients who have asthma. Take advice from your doctor if you are finding it hard to avoid smoking.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 9th Jul 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.