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Bromhexine Uses

Bromhexine syrup helps to clear excess mucus/phlegm in the upper respiratory tract. It is used to relieve chest congestion. It reduces productive cough by thinning the phlegm and removing the mucus from the airways. As a result, to treat cough, this medication is added to cough syrups. In order to prevent chest congestion, mucus in the respiratory tract should be expelled on a regular basis.



How does Bromhexine work?


Bromhexine syrup works by lowering mucous viscosity. It will be accompanied by a rise in lysosomal activity. The hydrolysis of acid mucopolysaccharide polymers will be accelerated if the lysosomal activity is increased. This can lead to normal mucus viscosity.

The mucous viscosity in the bronchus would be higher if you have purulent bronchial inflammation. The presence of a significant amount of DNA in the mucus is the basis for the mucus. Coughing can increase in the beginning as Bromhexine breaks down the mucous.


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Frequently Asked Questions:

Pregnant women should not take this drug unless it is absolutely necessary. Before taking this medicine, talk to your physician about all of the complications and benefits.

Some of the common and major side effects of Bromhexine are:

  • Irritation of the ear
  • Allergic skin rash
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea


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