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Ambroxol

Written & Compiled by Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Dec 11, 2010

Generic Name : Ambroxol
Pronunciation :

ICD Code : Y55.4 | Therapeutic Classification : Expectorant and Cough Products

Trade Name(s) :

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Why it is prescribed :


This medication is a mucolytic agent, prescribed for various respiratory diseases such as emphysema with bronchitis pneumoconiosis, chronic inflammatory pulmonary conditions, tracheobronchitis (respiratory tract inflammation), bronchiectasis, bronchitis with bronchospasm asthma.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) :
Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category : C

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications) :


Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 30-120 mg/day in 2-3 divided doses.

How it should be taken :


It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

Warnings and Precautions :

* Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

Side Effects :

Mild gastrointestinal effects, runny nose and allergic reactions.

Other Precautions :

* Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions :

Store it at room temperature, away from children.
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