Ambroxol is used to treat certain diseases of the respiratory tract and to relieve cough associated with thickened mucous.
Ambroxol belongs to a class of drugs called expectorants (aid expulsion of mucus as cough) or mucolytic (liquefy and loosen mucus). It works by liquefying and loosening thick mucus that can be coughed out easily. It helps in the production of a chemical called surfactant. Surfactant doesn't let the mucus to get stuck to the walls of airways and is easily coughed out.
Loose motions, Nausea, Heartburn, Burning sensation and pain while passing urine, Itching, Skin rashes, Difficulty in passing stools
Guaiphenesin is used to relieve cough and chest congestion.
Guaiphenesin belongs to a class of agents called expectorants. It works by thinning the mucus in the air passages to make it easier to cough up the mucus and clear the airways.
Stomach pain and loose motions, Vomiting, Itchy skin rash, Hypersensitivity, Urge to vomit