Bayer Schering Pharma AG | Bronkaid (Medication)
Bronkaid provides temporary relief of bronchial congestion and mild intermittent asthma symptoms such as wheezing, tightness of chest, and shortness of breath. Bronkaid helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus, drain bronchial tubes and make coughs more productive.
Asthma is a lung disease characterized by reversible constriction and inflammation of the airways, and increased airway responsiveness to a variety of stimuli.
Bronchodilators, like ephedrine, act on specific receptors, resulting in the relaxation of bronchial smooth muscle. Guaifenesin is believed to cause a reflex stimulation of bronchial glands, resulting in a decrease in the thickness of bronchial secretions. ...
Notify your doctor if you develop:chest pain (angina), a rapid pulse, skin rash, difficulty urinating, tremors, breathing trouble. Dizziness, headache, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach upset, trouble sleeping or nervousness may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication. ...
Do not use Bronkaid if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson’s disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. Do not use Bronkaid in children under 12 years of age.
Ask a doctor before use if you have ever been hospitalized for asthma; heart disease; diabetes; seizures; high blood pressure; thyroid disease; narrow angle glaucoma; a psychiatric or emotional condition; trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland; persistent or chronic; cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema; a cough which is accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus).
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking prescription drugs for asthma, obesity, weight control, depression, or psychiatric or emotional conditions; taking any drug that contains phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, or caffeine (such as for allergy, cough-cold, or pain).
When using this product your blood pressure or heart rate may go up. This could increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, which may cause death.
Stop use and ask a doctor if cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious condition.
Keep out of reach of children. During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...