FAQs ABOUT EXPECTROL SYRUP
Q: What is EXPECTROL SYRUP used for?
A: EXPECTROL SYRUP is used in the treatment of productive cough when associated with bronchospasm in conditions such as bronchitis, bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchiectasis, and emphysema.
Q: What does EXPECTROL SYRUP do?
A: Bromhexine a mucolytic agent works by reducing the thickness of the sputum and promotes clearance of the secretions. Guaiphenesin is an Expectorant which promotes the sputum output. Terbutaline is a sympathomimetic agent which relives bronchospasm (narrowing of smooth muscle).
Q: What are the common side effects of EXPECTROL SYRUP?
A: The most common side effects of EXPECTROL SYRUP are tremor, nervousness, headache, drowsiness, vomiting, nausea, sweating, muscle cramps, hypersensitivity, rash, shortness of breath, chest discomfort, weakness, anxiety, and dry mouth.
Q: Can I take EXPECTROL SYRUP for runny nose?
A: No, EXPECTROL SYRUP is intended to treat productive cough associated with lung diseases causing breathing difficulties such as bronchitis, bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchiectasis, and emphysema Consult your doctor before taking it.
Q: Can I give EXPECTROL SYRUP for my child?
A: Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depends on your child’s age, body weight and health condition. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Q: Can we use EXPECTROL SYRUP during pregnancy and breastfeeding?
A: Safety of EXPECTROL SYRUP has not been studied in pregnancy and lactation. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.