Bronolax 4/10 Mg Syrup 100 Ml
Diphenhydramine is used in relieving the symptoms of allergy such as runny nose, itching of the nose and throat, watery eyes, hay fever, and sneezing. It is also used for motion sickness. Codeine is used to treat symptoms of allergies such as sneezing, running nose, itching, and watery eyes. It also treats symptoms caused by food allergy and insect bites. Additionally, it acts as a mild analgesic. Ephedrine is used to relieve the symptoms of shortness of breath, chest tightness, and bronchial asthma. Ammonium chloride is used to relieve symptoms of cough.
How does the drug work?
Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine and it belongs to a class of drugs known as H1 receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of histamine, which results in reducing the symptoms of watery eyes, running nose etc. Codeine is a narcotic pain reliever and allergy suppressant. Codeine binds to the opioid receptors in the brain that transmits the sensation of pain throughout the body. It also decreases the intracellular cAMP by inhibiting adenylate cyclase. Codeine acts as an analgesic by converting into morphine. Ephedrine is a bronchodilator and decongestant. It constricts the blood vessels by stimulating the receptors on them. This relieves nasal congestion by decreasing the flow of blood in the blood vessels of nose. Ammonium chloride acts as an expectorant. It helps to cough out (expectorate) the mucus from the lungs and helps in relieving the symptoms of cough.
What are the common side effect?
The common side effects of diphenhydramine are nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, dizziness, dry mouth, thickened respiratory tract secretions, nightmare and difficulty in urination. The common side effects of codeine are dry mouth, nausea, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, and difficulty in emptying the urinary bladder, loss of appetite, nasal congestion, chest congestion, dry throat, and dry skin. The most common side effects associated with ephedrine include nausea, dizziness, shortness of breath, difficulty in urination, facial swelling, headache, high blood pressure, loss of appetite, rash, restlessness, and irregularity in heart rate The common side effects of ammonium chloride include facial swelling, shortness of breath, difficulty in swallowing, allergic reaction, sickness, nausea, stomach pain, and throat disorder.
• Do not use any other over-the-counter cough, cold, or allergy medication with Bronolax syrup without consulting the doctor or pharmacist.
• Do not give Bronolax medicine to a child younger than 4 years old.
• Usage of Bronolax is contraindicated for dry cough during pregnancy as it may harm the fetus.
• Avoid alcohol with syrup Bronolax, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
• Do not take Bronolax drug in case of allergy to any of the ingredients of Bronolax cough syrup.
• Consult a doctor before using Bronolax syrup in case of prolonged cough or asthma.
1. Is it better to take diphenhydramine with or without food or empty stomach? Patients can take diphenhydramine with or without food or empty stomach. However, please consult your doctor.
2. Is diphenhydramine a sedative? It is not used as a sedative drug, though it can produce effects such as sleep and drowsiness.
3. Does diphenhydramine cause excitation? Diphenhydramine may cause excitation but it may occasionally cause unexpected excitation, increased agitation or hallucinations.
4. Is diphenhydramine syrup addictive? Prolonged use of diphenhydramine may develop dependence and addiction.
5. Is it safe to use diphenhydramine during pregnancy? No, it is not safe to use diphenhydramine during pregnancy as it may affect the fetus. However, please consult your doctor.
1. Is codeine addictive? Yes, codeine may be addictive; you should not take more than the prescribed dose.
2. What if I overdose? Codeine belongs to the opioid group. Misuse or overdose of codeine may cause breathlessness or death.
3. Can I give codeine to my 8-year-old child to treat tonsils? No, you should not give codeine to children. Consult your doctor to know the risks and benefits of the drug.
4. I am on codeine since 3 days. I experience bowel obstruction. Can I discontinue the drug? Discontinue codeine drug immediately and report to the doctor.
5. Can I breastfeed my child while taking codeine? No, you should not breastfeed while taking codeine medicine, as it may affect the baby.
1. Is ephedrine safe in elderly? Elderly people with conditions such as high blood pressure and irregular heart rate should avoid ephedrine as it worsens the condition.
2. Does ephedrine cause drowsiness? No. Ephedrine does not cause drowsiness but when taken in combination with other drugs such as chlorpheniramine, it can cause sedation.
3. Is pseudoephedrine similar to ephedrine in usage? Yes, both the drugs are used as nasal decongestants that relieve stuffy nose.
4. Is ephedrine available over the counter? Yes, ephedrine is available as over the counter medicine.
5. Is ephedrine used in sinusitis treatment? Ephedrine is used in the treatment of sinusitis and bronchitis.
1. Is ammonium chloride safe when taken by pregnant or breastfeeding women? There is no evidence showing the safety of ammonium chloride in pregnant and breastfeeding women. However, consult your doctor before taking any medications during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
2. Is ammonium chloride safe in children? Ammonium chloride is usually available along with other expectorants and cough suppressant which are not safe in children below 4 years. Consult your doctor before giving any medication to your child.
3. Does ammonium chloride has any other USES? Yes, ammonium chloride is used to treat patients with hypochloremia and metabolic alkalosis.
4. What if I have missed a dose of ammonium chloride? Cough medicine is taken only as needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule.
5. What if I have overdosed ammonium chloride? Allergic reactions, breathing problems and stomach upset can worsen in case of overdose. Consult your doctor immediately.