Бронхосан Drug photo

The description is actual on 26.04.2016

  • Latin name: Bronchosan
  • ATH code: R05CA10
  • Active ingredient: Bromhexine (Bromhexinum)
  • Producer: Zentiva a.s (Slovak Republic)


In 100 ml of solution of Bromhexine of a hydrochloride — 0,8 g, oils of a peppermint, an eucalyptus, anise and a marjoram — on 0,025 g, fennel oil — 0,075 g, left menthol — 0,15 g. Potassium dihydrophosphate, Acidum hydrochloricum, sodium hydrophosphate, polysorbate, triethylene glycol, sucrose, ethanol, water as excipients.

Release form

Drops in a bottle of 25 ml.

Pharmacological action

Mucolytic (sekretolitichesky), expectorant.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics


In addition to mucolytic and expectorant action has also antimicrobic effect.
Bromhexine reduces viscosity of a secret of bronchial tubes, stimulating cells mucous, developing a secret. Activates a ciliary epithelium that improves otkhozhdeny phlegms. Assume that Bromhexine stimulates production of surfactant which provides stability of alveoluses at breath. Renders also soft antibechic effect.

Menthol renders vasodilating, spasmolytic, expectorant and mucolytic effects. Oil of a peppermint possesses spasmolytic action, and fennel oil, besides — expectorant and antimicrobic. Anisic oil improves function of a ciliary epithelium, has sekretolitichesky and antiinflammatory effect. Eucalyptus oil — bactericidal, antimicrobic and expectorant action which is more expressed at inhalation use. Oil of a marjoram strengthens function of bronchial glands, has antimicrobic and sedative effect.


After intake it is completely soaked up. Cmax in blood is defined by 1 h. It is metabolized in a liver. Communication with proteins for 99%. T1/2 is 4-4,5 h. Also 15% with excrements are brought by kidneys.

Indications to use

Diseases with the hardly separated viscous phlegm at adults and children:


  • gastric bleeding;
  • hypersensitivity;
  • peptic ulcer;
  • age till 3 years;
  • pregnancy;
  • feeding by a breast.

With care it is appointed at diseases of a liver, a renal failure, epilepsy and alcoholism.

Side effects

  • exacerbation of gastritis and peptic ulcer;
  • nausea, vomiting, increase of level of transaminases;
  • erythema, hypostasis of mucous membranes, it is extremely rare — heavier allergic reactions.

Bronkhosan, application instruction (Way and dosage)

Drops are accepted inside to or after food, diluting in a small amount of liquid, but it is necessary to wash down with a large amount of liquid for strengthening of the liquefying effect of drug.

It is necessary to accept 4 times a day. To adults, and also children since 12 the dose is appointed from 20 drops, 6-12 years — about the 15th cap., 3-6 years — about the 10th cap. Duration of treatment is defined by the doctor and depends on disease severity. At a renal failure of a dose decrease.

The inhalation way of administration of drug is possible. For this purpose it is diluted with boiled water 1:1, solution is heated to body temperature and carry out inhalations twice a day. 4 ml on 1 inhalation are recommended to adults (1 ml corresponds to 25 drops). To children till 2 flyings — the 5th cap., 2-6 years — the 10th cap., 6-10 years — the 25th cap., 10 years — 50 drops are more senior.


Overdose is shown by strengthening of side reactions. The gastric lavage is carried out, enterosorbents and a symptomatic treatment are appointed.


Bromhexine improves penetration of streptocides and antibiotics (Oxytetracyclinum, cefalexin, erythromycin) into a bronchial secret.

It is impossible to appoint with antibechics, including codeine containing that complicates expectoration of a phlegm.

Terms of sale

It is released without recipe of the doctor.

Storage conditions

Temperature of storage is up to 25 °C.

Period of validity

3 years.

Bronkhosan's analogs

Bromhexine Nikomed, Bromhexine 8 – drops, Hemi Berlin Bromhexine.

About Bronkhosana

At wet cough with difficult separated phlegm expectorant and mucolytic drugs from which it is possible to distinguish drops Bronkhosan, in which effect of the main substance of Bromhexine is supplemented with the active agents of plants rendering additional antiinflammatory and expectorant effect are appointed. It is issued in convenient, especially for children, a form that is noted in responses. It is much easier for child to give liquid drug, than a tablet.
Many note efficiency of drug, however not all like taste of drops:

  • "… Bronkhosan well helps us. I add several drops to Makhold's inhaler and we do inhalations to children";
  • "… I consider it as rescue at cough at children";
  • "… Drug was effective, the saw itself and gave to the child. Has not really pleasant taste and a smell";
  • "… This drug we cure cough at the child in 3 days. For me it rescue is simple".
  • "… Bronkhosan I recommend as effective, but for taste he unpleasant — sharp and burning".


  • Bronkhosan of 25 ml fl.
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Education: Graduated from Sverdlovsk medical school (1968 - 1971) as "Paramedic". Graduated from the Donetsk medical institute (1975 - 1981) as "An epidemiologist, a hygienist". Passed postgraduate study in the Central scientific research institute of epidemiology Moscow (1986 - 1989). An academic degree – the candidate of medical sciences (degree is awarded in 1989, protection – the Central scientific research institute of epidemiology Moscow). Numerous advanced training courses are studied in epidemiology and infectious diseases.

Experience: Work as the manager of department of disinfection and sterilization of 1981 - 1992. Work as the manager of department of especially dangerous infections of 1992 - 2010. Teaching activity at Medical institute 2010 - 2013.

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