CompositionAmbroxol (30 mg) SALT INFORMATIONAmbroxol (30 mg) TYPICAL USAGE Potent mucolytic and mucokinetic agent, capable of bringing out bronchial secreation especially mucous plugs. Chronic obstructive lung disease, bronchiectesis. SIDE EFFECTS Hypersensitivity reactions, contact allergy. DRUG INTERACTION Ambroxol is known to interact with other drugs like codeine. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required. MECHANISM OF ACTION Ambroxol is a secretolytic agent used in the treatment of respiratory diseases associated with viscid or excessive mucus. It stimulates synthesis and release of surfactant by type IIpneumocytes. Surfactants acts as an anti-glue factor by reducing the adhesion of mucus to the bronchial wall, in improving its transport and in providing protection against infection and irritating agents.