Ambrex syrup 15 mg / 5 ml. 100 ml.

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Ambrex is indicated for the secretolytic treatment of acute and chronic diseases of the bronchi and lungs, occurring with the formation of thick secretions in the respiratory tract and impaired transport of secretions (sputum).


What is Ambrex and what is it used for?

Ambrex is indicated for the secretolytic treatment of acute and chronic diseases of the bronchi and lungs, occurring with the formation of thick secretions in the respiratory tract and impaired transport of secretions (sputum).

Ambrex syrup contains ambroxol hydrochloride, which liquefies the bronchial secretion, facilitates its release and relieves coughing.

2. What you need to know before you take Ambrex?

Do not take Ambrex:

• if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to bromhexine or its derivative ambroxol, or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6). An allergic reaction can be recognized by the appearance of: rash, itching, reddening of the skin or difficulty breathing.

• You have rare congenital diseases that may lead to incompatibilities with any of the ingredients of this medicine, (see also "Ambrex contains sorbitol).

Warnings and precautions

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Ambrex

• If you suffer from kidney or liver failure

There have been reports of severe skin reactions and sometimes life-threatening drug reactions, such as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (a severe condition in which the top layer of skin peels off) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN, a severe skin blistering condition. It may also affect the eyes, mouth, throat and bronchial tree) that are associated with the intake of mucolytic substances such as ambroxol hydrochloride.

Therefore, if you develop a skin rash (including mucosal lesions, such as the mouth, throat, nose, eyes, genitals), stop using Ambrex® and consult your doctor immediately.

Other medicines and Ambrex

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.

The use of ambroxol hydrochloride with cough suppressant medicinal products is not recommended.

No clinically significant adverse interactions with other medicinal products have been reported.

Pregnancy, lactation and fertility

Not applicable.

Ambrex 15 mg/5 ml syrup is intended for children.

Driving and using machines

Not applicable. Ambrex 15 mg/5 ml syrup is intended for children,

Ambrex syrup contains sorbitol.

If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, consult him before taking this product.

Ambrex® contains methyl parahydroxybenzoate and propyl parahydroxybenzoate, therefore it can cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed type) and very rarely bronchospasm.

3. How to take Ambrex?

Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.

This product is available without a prescription. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Ambrex® syrup is taken orally.

Recommended dose of Ambrex 15 mg/5 ml syrup:

Without a doctor's prescription for children over 2 years old

• Children from 2 to 5 years: 1/2 measuring spoon 3 times a day (3 x 2.5 ml).

• Children from 5 to 12 years: 1 measuring spoon 2-3 times a day (2 - 3 x 5 ml).

By prescription for children under 2 years old!

• Children under 2 years: 2 times 1/2 measuring spoon (2 x 2.5 ml).

In children under 1 year, it is not recommended to give a mucolytic, due to the inability to expectorate. The judgment should be made by a doctor.

The duration of treatment is from 5 to 7 days.

If you have taken more than the required dose of Ambrex

If you think your child has taken more than the recommended dose, seek medical attention immediately. No specific symptoms of overdose in humans have been reported so far. Symptoms observed in reports of accidental overdose or improper use correspond to known side effects when using Ambrex® in recommended doses, and may require symptomatic treatment.

If you forget to take Ambrex

Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Take your next dose as usual.

If you have stopped taking Ambrex

Ambrex® should be taken only as needed, and its use should be discontinued after the symptoms subside.

If you have any further questions related to the use of this product, please ask your doctor or pharmacist,

4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 patients)

• Change in taste sensations

• Reduced sensitivity in the throat

• Nausea

• Decreased sensitivity in the mouth and tongue

Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)

• Diarrhea

• Vomiting

• Digestive disorders

• Dry mouth

• Stomachache

Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 patients)

• Hypersensitivity reactions

• Rash, urticaria

• Hives

Not known (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data):

• Anaphylactic reactions (quick p

5. How to store Ambrex?

Keep out of the reach of children.

To be stored in the original packaging.

Shelf life after first opening the package: 6 months.

Do not use Ambrex syrup after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after EXP. The expiration date corresponds to the last day of the specified month.

Do not dispose of medicines down the drain or in the household waste container. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

6. Contents of the package and additional information

What does Ambrex contain?

The active substance is: ambroxol hydrochloride. Each dose of 5 ml of Ambrex syrup contains 15 mg of ambroxol hydrochloride.

The other ingredients are: sorbitol (E 420), methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E 218), propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E 216), sodium citrate, citric acid monohydrate, raspberry flavor, purified water.

What does Ambrex look like and what does it contain?

Clear, colorless syrup with raspberry aroma.

Dark glass bottle of 100 ml with a measuring spoon with a capacity of 5 ml in the cardboard package.

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