VISCODRIL Syrup

Make easier to cough mucus out

Each 5ml contains: Terbutaline Sulphate IP 1.25 mg + Bromhexine HCI 4 mg + Guaiphenesin 50 mg + Menthol IP 2.5mg

Description

Terbutaline sulphate

Drug class: Beta agonist

  • Short-acting β2-selective agents like terbutaline are key drugs for the fast relief of bronchoconstriction.
  • These β2 adrenergic agonists produce bronchial smooth muscle relaxation.
  • Effective for the prevention and reversal of bronchospasm in patients with asthma and reversible bronchospasm associated with bronchitis and emphysema.

Bromhexine

Drug class: Mucolytic agent

  • Bromhexine is a benzylamine derived cardiac depressant of vasicine, is a quinazoline alkaloid obtained from the plant Adhatoda vasica. 
  • Used as a mucolytic agent, acts on the mucus at the formative stages in the glands, effective for most people with thick sputum, excessive or viscid mucus.

 

  • Helps in the production of thinner and less viscous phlegm which produces a secretomotoric effect by helping the cilia in expectoring the phlegm out of the lungs.

Guaiphenesin

Drug class: Expectorants

  • With a favorable safety & tolerability profile manages hypersecretory respiratory conditions.
  • Effective in loosening phlegm and increasing the lubrication of lungs allowing for a productive cough and decreased chest congestion.

Menthol

Drug class: Counterirritant

  • A naturally-occurring cold receptor agonist commonly used to provide symptomatic relief for upper airway congestion.
  • Shown to result in a cooling sensation in the airway without causing irritation.
  • Can also reduce the sensation of dyspnea.

Composition

Each 5ml contains: Terbutaline Sulphate IP 1.25 mg + Bromhexine HCI 4 mg + Guaiphenesin 50 mg + Menthol IP 2.5mg

Indications

  1. Broncho-pneumonia/ bronchiectasis
  2. Acute & chronic bronchitis 
  3. Sinusitis 
  4. Asthma
  5. Nephropathy 
  6. Xerostomia