How to Take Ambroxol and Dose of Ambroxol


Find out how to take Ambroxol (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Ambroxol


How it should be taken  

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

Dosage & When it is to be taken

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

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Hypersensitivity.

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

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. 

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

Storage Conditions  

Store it at room temperature, away from children.
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