E-Hexin

Bromhexine HCL
Cough Expectorant

E-Hexin

Description

Composition:

E-Hexin Tablet: Each tablet contains Bromhexine Hydrochloride BP 8 mg.
E-Hexin Suspension: Each 5 ml Suspension contains Bromhexine Hydrochloride BP 4 mg.

 

Pharmacology:

E-Hexin is a highly effective mucolytic expectorant.

 

Indications:

E-Hexin is indicated in the treatment of respiratory disorders associated with productive cough. These include; tracheobronchitis, bronchitis with emphysema, bronchiectasis, bronchitis with bronchospasm, chronic inflammatory pulmonary conditions and pneumoconiosis.

 

Dosage & Administration:

E-HexinTablet:
Adults and children over 10 years: 8-16 mg 3 times daily. Children 5-10 years: 4 mg 3 times daily.
E-Hexin Suspension:
Adults: The recommended daily dose is 2 to 4 teaspoonful 3 times. Initially 4 teaspoonful 3 times daily and then as required.
Children: Suggested dosage for children under 2 years is 1/4 teaspoonful 3 times daily, for 2-5 years 1/2 teaspoonful 3 times daily and for children aged 5-10 years 1 teaspoonful 3 times daily.

 

Contraindication:

Contraindicated to those who are hypersensitive to Bromhexine Hydrochloride.

 

Warning & Precaution:

Since mucolytics may disrupt the gastric mucosa so Bromhexine should be used with care in patients with a history of peptic ulceration.

 

Side Effects:

Gastrointestinal side-effects may occur occasionally with Bromhexine and a transient rise in serum aminotransferase values has been reported. Other reported adverse effects include headache, dizziness, sweating and skin rash.

 

Pregnancy and Lactation:

Use in pregnancy: Special care is recommended during pregnancy. The benefits of Bromhexine must be assessed against possible effects on fetus.
Use in lactation: Bromhexine is expected to enter into the breast milk. Therefore it is not recommended that Bromhexine be taken by lactating mothers.

 

Storage:

Store below 25°C. Protect from light. Keep the container tightly closed.

 

Packing:

E-Hexin Tablet: Each box contains 10 blister strips of 10 tablets.
E-Hexin Suspension : Bottle containing 100 ml suspension.