Can I use this product if I have asthma?
BRONKAID Caplets provide temporary relief of mild symptoms of intermittent asthma: wheezing, tightness of chest and shortness of breath. Helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus, drain bronchial tubes and make coughs more productive.
What is the recommended dosage?
Each package of BRONKAID Caplets provides the following directions:
Adults and children 12 years and over:
* 1 caplet every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 caplets in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor.
* Do not exceed recommended dose unless directed by a doctor.
Children under 12 years of age:
* Consult a doctor.
Can I use BRONKAID if I'm pregnant or nursing?
As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing, seek the advice of a health professional before using this medication.
I am taking other medications.Will they interfere with BRONKAID?
As with all over the counter medications, you should check with your doctor or pharmacist before combining medications. It is important to ensure that the medications will not interact with each other.
What does MAOI mean?
MAOI is the abbreviation for the prescription medication monoamine oxidase inhibitors. These drugs may be used to treat psychiatric or emotional conditions, including depression, and for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
Do not use BRONKAID for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you are uncertain whether your prescription drug contains an MAOI, consult a health professional before taking this product.
What is the formulation?
BRONKAID Caplets contain the following active ingredients per caplet:
* 25 mg ephedrine sulfate
* 400 mg guaifenesin
And these inactive ingredients:
* carnauba wax
* corn starch
* croscarmellose sodium
* magnesium stearate
* magnesium trisilicate
* microcrystalline cellulose
* polyethylene glycol
* pregelatinized starch
What is the purpose of guaifenesin?
Guaifenesin is an expectorant which works to thin mucous making it easier to clear it from the lungs. It is believed to cause a reflex stimulation of bronchial glands, resulting in a decrease in the thickness of bronchial secretions.
What package sizes are available?
BRONKAID Caplets are available in both a 24 and a 60 count package.