bronchiectasis
BRONCHIECTASIS
Bronchiectasis is an irreversible pathologic dilatation or ectasia of the bronchi due to repeated airway infection and inflammation.
It enhances susceptibility to bronchial infection and increases inflammatory reaction which causes further lung damage.
Classic symptoms of of bronchiectasis are cough with chronic sputum production along with recurring infective exacerbations and hemoptysis.
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Indication: Resp tract, ENT, urinary tract, soft-tissue, bone & joint, O&G infections; pelvic inflammatory disease...

Indication: Reduction of sputum viscosity.

Indication: Otitis media, upper & lower resp tract infections, UTI including pyelonephritis, cystitis, gonococcal uret...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract, GUT, skin & soft tissue infections, gonorrhoea, acute uncomplicated gonococc...

Indication: Uncomplicated & complicated resp tract infections; otitis media & sinusitis. Eyes, kidneys &/or ef...

Indication: Resp disorders associated w/ viscid mucus.

Indication: Resp tract, ENT, GI, biliary tract, ocular, skin & soft tissue, bone & joint, O&G, oral, dental or...

Indication: Bronchitis, biliary tract infections, uncomplicated endocervical & urethral gonorrhoea, acute otitis media...

Indication: Skin & skin structure, acute & chronic resp, complicated & uncomplicated, acute & chronic GUT ...

Indication: Resp disorders associated w/ viscid or excessive mucus.

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