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Brondecon Expectorant

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Generic Name: Choline theophyllinate; Guaifenesin
Product Name: Brondecon Expectorant

Indication

Maintenance treatment in severe asthma and chronic obstructive airways disease

Action

Not entirely understoodPossible effects include bronchial smooth muscle relaxation; anti-inflammatory effects; increase in diaphragm contractility and CNS stimulation

Dose advice

Adult
200mg (20mL) 4 times daily
Children Unsuitable- contains ethanol
Dose Equivalence
1mg Choline Theophyllinate is equivalent to 0.65mg Theophylline

Schedule

S3

Common side effects

Nausea
Vomiting
Headache
Insomnia
Irritability
Tachycardia
Palpitations
Tremor

Uncommon side effects

Seizures
Cardiac arrhythmias

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For further information talk to your doctor.

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Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 16 July, 2017


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