Bromex Syrup



Bromhexine 4 mg/5 ml Bronchial Mucolytic Elixir

Bromex syrup contains bromhexine which is a mucolytic agent acting at the source of phlegm-the bronchi.  It is non-drowsy, non-addictive, pleasant tasting syrup that is useful in the management of acute and chronic cough conditions in all age groups. The menthol content in Bromex serves as a counter-irritant, local anesthetic, and antitussive. This makes Bromex syrup a highly effective formulation with a quick onset of action, offering a smooth and soothing relief natural expectoration of phlegm


Clinical Pharmacology

Bromex® is an active mucolytic agent with an immediate rapid onset of action, this action is clinically manifested by increasing production of sputum which becomes evident after 2-3 days from the initiation of treatment. The breakdown of acid mucopolysaccharide fibers makes the sputum thinner and less viscid and therefore more easily removed by coughing. Although the sputum is eventually decreased, it’s maintained. There is also an increase response to drugs like Abupent Orciprenaline-Sulphate and Fenoterol Hydrobromide which are bronchodilators.
The elixir is suitable for diabetics and small children.

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Bromhexine Hydrochloride is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and 85-90-% of a dose is excreted in the urine mainly as metabolite such as Embroxol which has a similar use.