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Ambroxol (Tablets, Syrup)    

Composition:
Each tablet contains:
Ambroxol hydrochloride ............................... 30 mg

Each teaspoonful (5 ml) of the syrup contains:
Ambroxol hydrochloride .............................. 15 mg

Properties:
Ambroxol is a clinically proven systemically active mucolytic agent. When administered orally onset of action occurs after about 30 minutes. The breakdown of acid mucopolysaccharide fibers makes the sputum thinner and less viscid and therefore more easily removed by coughing. Although sputum volume eventually decreases, its viscosity remains low for as long as treatment is maintained.

Indications:
All forms of Tracheobronchitis, emphysema with bronchitis pneumoconiosis,chronic inflammatory pulmonary conditions, bronchiectasis, bronchitis with bronchospasm asthma. During acute exacerbations of bronchitis it should be given with the appropriate antibiotic.

Contraindications:
There are no absolute contraindication but in patients with gastric ulceration relative caution should be observed.

Precautions:
It is advisable to avoid use during the first trimester of pregnancy.

Dosage & route of administration & duration:
Adults .............................. daily dose of 30 mg (one tablet)to 120 mg (4 tablets) is given in 2 to 3 divided doses
Children up to 2½ years ....... teaspoonful 2 times daily
Children 2½ - 5 years ............. teaspoonful 3 times daily.
Children over 5 years ........... One teaspoonful 2-3 times daily.

Adverse effects:
Occasional gastrointestinal side effects may occur but these are almost invariably mild.

Storage:
Keep at temp. not exceeding 30°C.
Keep medicine out of reach of children.

Presentation:
Box of 10 ,1000 tablets.
Bottle of 60 ml, 120 ml.

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