Medicines used in cough and colds. Mucolytic drugs
The active substance of аmbroxol hydrochloride has been shown to increase secretion of the respiratory glands. Аmbroxol enhances the release of pulmonary surfactant and stimulates ciliary activity, which facilitates mucus separation and elimination (mucociliary clearance).
Secretolytic therapy in acute and chronic bronchopulmonary diseases associated with impaired bronchial secretion and reduced movement of mucus.
In adults and children 12 years of age and over, use 1 tablet thrice daily for the first 2–3 days (which is equivalent to 90 mg of ambroxol hydrochloride per day). The treatment should be continued with 1 tablet twice daily (equivalent to 60 mg аmbroxol hydrochloride per day).
In children between 6 and 12 years of age, use 1/2 tablet 2–3 times daily (which is equivalent to 30–45 mg of ambroxol hydrochloride per day).
If necessary, the therapeutic effect in adults and children aged 12 years and over can be increased with the use of 2 tablets twice daily (equivalent to 120 mg аmbroxol hydrochloride per day).
The tablets should be swallowed whole with an adequate amount of liquid (e.g., water, tea, or fruit juice) after a meal.
The drug should not be used longer than 4–5 days without a physician's advice.