Brometusin Cough Mixturea


Productive & unproductive cough sneezing and nasal congestion of common cold, influenza and similar upper respiratory tract infection

Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children above 12 years old: 2 teaspoonfuls (10ml), every 6 hours;
or as directed by physician.



Active ingredients

Codeine Phosphate 4.5mg
Bromhexine HCl 4mg
Diphenhydramine HCl 4mg
Papaverine HCl 1.25mg
Ephedrine HCl 4mg


i. Children under 12 years old should not take Codeine.
ii. Codeine should only be used to treat acute moderate pain in children above 12 years of age, and only if it cannot be relieved by other painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen.
iii. Codeine should not be used at all in children (aged below 18 years) who undergo surgery for the removal of the tonsil or adenoids to treat obstructive sleep apnoea.
iv. Codeine should not be used in children with conditions associated with breathing problems.
v. Codeine should not be used in people of any age who are known to be ultra-rapid metabolisers nor in breastfeeding mothers.

There have been reports of hypersensitivity reactions, anaphylactic reactions, and severe skin reactions such as erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS)/ toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) and acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) associated with the administration of bromhexine. If symptoms or signs of a progressive skin rash (sometimes associated with blisters or mucosal lesions) are present, treatment should be discontinued immediately and medical advice should be sought.

This may cause drowsiness. If affected, do not drive or operate machinery. It is dangerous to exceed the stated dose.

H.K. Reg. No.


Part 1 Poison & Part II & III Dangerous Drugs