Product Information

Product NameBromhexine hydrochloride (IP/BP/EP)
Structure
IUPAC NameN-(2-Amino-3, 5-dibromobenzyl)-N-methylcyclohexaneamine hydrochloride
CAS No.611-75-6
AppearanceNature- Solid(Crystalline powder)
Colour- White or almost white
Molecular formulaC14H21Br2ClN2
Molecular Weight412.6
Therap.CatExpectorant; Mucolytic
SolubilityVery slightly soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol and in methylene chloride.
Polymorphism Yes
Patent StatusProduct patent – Out of patent
Melting Range240°C – 244°C
Therap.Cat(VET)Expectorant
Bromhexine is a mucolytic (expectorant) agent used in the treatment of respiratory disorders associated with viscid or excessive mucus.