What Are the Side Effects of Mucosolvan?

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Mucoslovan, also known by its generic name of ambroxol hydrochloride, can cause mild gastrointestinal problems occasionally in some people, according to Drugs.com. Known as a mucolytic agent, this medication is prescribed for chest congestion associated with conditions, such as bronchitis, bronchospasm asthma and other respiratory problems.

Although there are relatively few side effects, there are some contraindications and precautions, according to Drugs.com. If people have gastric ulcerations, they should exercise caution. Pregnant women should not take Mucoslovan during the first trimester. As with any medication, a patient should speak with his doctor about possible side effects. Likewise, he should follow his doctor's explicit instructions on administration dosages.

Mucoslovan is an expectorant medication that comes in tablet and syrup form. It works by loosening or thinning thick chest mucus buildup in patients. It also helps in alleviates coughing and sore throat pain.