Brand names: ASTHMAXINE BISLAN BISOLVON BROMXINE FLECOXIN HOSOLVON MUCOLIX MUCOSOL ROBITUSSIN ME (in combination) VASICAN
Bromhexine is an expectorant used in the treatment of respiratory disorders associated with viscid or excessive mucus. Bromhexine is a synthetic derivative of the herbal active ingredient vasicine. It has been shown to increase the proportion of serous bronchial secretion, making it more easily expectorated. It is indicated as “secretolytic therapy in bronchopulmonary diseases associated with abnormal mucus secretion and impaired mucus transport”.