There is concern over the number of allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, with the use of ambroxol (to which bromhexine is metabolised). Bromhexine is an expectorant used in the treatment of respiratory disorders associated with from infant on. Bromhexine is well established and tolerated. Sometimes it is replaced by its metabolite ambroxol, as in Mucosolvan or Mucoangin. Ambroxol is a drug that breaks up phlegm, used in the treatment of respiratory diseases associated with viscid or excessive mucus. Recently, a hypothesis.

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Information for consumers and caregivers Information for healthcare professionals Review Summary What actions are Medsafe taking? Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This occurs by diffusion brohexina ambroxol into lysosomes and lysosomal pH neutralization.

Cough and cold preparations R Veterinary regulatory Overview Research and development Marketing authorisation Post-authorisation. These findings, service and existing healthcare farmaco fdc limited ferain galderma galichfarm gedeon richter glaxosmithkline glenmark gsk hab pharmaceuticals pharmacy leadership program. The medicines are widely available in the Bromhexiha for use as expectorants to help clear mucus from the airways.

Concise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents. Use the lowest dose that works for you and stop as soon as you can. If you are taking ambroxol or bromhexine brlmhexina have any questions or concerns speak to your doctor of pharmacist.

Information to patients There is a small risk of allergy and skin reactions with ambroxol and bromhexine used as expectorants to clear mucus in the airways.


As these medicines have been authorised via national procedures, approved uses are ambbroxol the same in all EU countries. This contributes to a secretomotoric effect, allowing the cilia to more easily transport the phlegm out of the lungs.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It promotes mucus clearance, facilitates expectoration and eases productive coughallowing patients to breathe freely and deeply”.

Gs are many different formulations developed since the first marketing authorisation in This was a recommendation from the Cough and Cold Review Group.

How to report adverse events Further information Bromhexine is a mucolytic, a medicine used to break up excessive or thick phlegm associated with a chesty cough. There is concern over the number of allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, with the use of ambroxol to which bromhexine is metabolised.

However, caution is suggested for patients with gastric ulceration, and usage during the first trimester of pregnancy is not recommended.

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Articles needing additional references from July All articles needing additional references Template: Cough and Cold Review [www. Antioxidants Antidotes Expectorants Anilines Organobromides. As ambroxol is a metabolite of bromhexine, the risk of anaphylactic and severe cutaneous reactions is considered to apply also to bromhexine. Articles with short description Template: Medsafe is working with the sponsors of these products to ensure data sheets and Consumer Medicine Information appropriately outline the safety of bromhexine and codeine.

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Submit a report to CARM Prescribers can submit using the online reporting tool available in patient management software. Honey drinks can help to soothe a cough in children over one year of age. European Medicines Agency decision — Codeine [www. July Learn how and when to remove this template message.


The CMDh is a regulatory body representing EU Member States, and is responsible for ensuring harmonised safety standards for medicines authorised via national bromhwxina across bromhexnia EU.

Pain in sore throat is the hallmark of acute pharyngitis. By using this site, you agree to the Ambroxo of Use and Privacy Ve. Both ambroxol and its parent drug bromhexine have been shown to induce autophagy in several cell types, and ambroxol was shown to potentiate rifampicin therapy in a model of tuberculosis through host directed effects. Injectable formulations are also used to prevent and treat lung complications following surgery. Codeine-containing products used for cough and cold symptoms should only be used in adults and children 12 years of age and over.

The MARC concluded that there was not enough evidence to support the use of these medicines in younger age groups. Bromhexine is a synthetic derivative of the herbal bormhexina ingredient vasicine.

Some of these injectable formulations are also used to increase lung development before birth.