How It Works:
Ammonium chloride is an expectorant, which helps in bringing mucus out of the lungs and thereby relieves the cough. Ammonium chloride is used to maintain the acid-base balance in the body and thus is used to treat patients with hypochloremia and metabolic alkalosis.
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Ammonium chloride is used for the relief of cough in the form of cough expectorant. It is also used as an injection to treat patients with hypochloremia and metabolic alkalosis.
Do not take ammonium chloride if you are allergic to ammonium chloride or any of the other ingredients of the cough syrup Consult your doctor before taking ammonium chloride in cough syrup:
- If you have prolonged cough or asthma.
- If you are taking any other cough medication.
- If you are breast-feeding or pregnant.
Consult your doctor before taking ammonium chloride as injection:
- If you have kidney or liver problems.
- If you are having nausea as one of the symptoms.
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. How does ammonium chloride work?Ammonium chloride is used as an expectorant (helps in bringing mucus out of the lungs) thus helping in curing cough. Ammonium chloride is used to maintain the acid-base balance in the body and thus is used to treat patients with hypochloremia and metabolic alkalosis.
Q. Is ammonium chloride safe/ dangerous?Anmmonium chloride is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor.
Q. Should ammonium be taken by pregnant or breast-feeding women?There are no studies showing safety of ammonium chloride in women who are pregnant or breast-feeding and so it should be taken only under strict instructions from the doctor.