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BRONCHITIS - UNCOMPLICATED ACUTE
Uncomplicated acute bronchitis is a self-limiting infection of the trachea and bronchi that usually lasts for 1 to 3 weeks. A healthy patient experiences sudden onset of cough, with or without sputum production.
It is an inflammatory response to infections of the bronchial epithelium of the large airways of the lungs that begins with mucosal injury, epithelial cell damage and release of proinflammatory mediators.
There is transient airflow obstruction and bronchial hyperresponsiveness.
Purulence can result from either bacterial or viral infection.
Drug Information

Indication: Acute bacterial sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, community-acquired & nosoco...

Indication: Infections of nose-pharynx tract (tonsillitis, pharyngitis) & of paranasal sinuses; lower resp tract: bron...

Indication: Infections caused by susceptible organisms in lower resp tract (eg, bronchitis, pneumonia), skin & soft ti...

Indication: Tab/powd for oral susp Lower resp tract infections including bronchitis & pneumonia; skin & soft tissu...

Indication: Acute & chronic bronchopulmonary diseases associated w/ abnormal mucus secretion & impaired mucus tran...

Indication: Acute & chronic diseases of the resp tract especially chronic bronchitis, asthmatoid bronchitis, bronchial...

Indication: Reduction of sputum viscosity.

Axcel Dextrozine
dextromethorphan hydrobromide + promethazine hydro...

Indication: Relief of congestion & dry irritating cough eg, those associated w/ common cold, upper resp tract infectio...

Axcel Erythromycin ES
erythromycin ethylsuccinate

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections caused by Strep pyogenes & Strep pneumoniae; pertussis caused by B...

Indication: Relief of unproductive or irritating coughs associated w/ common cold, sinusitis, flu & upper resp tract i...

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