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Generic name: mannitol
Dosage form: inhalation powder

Medically reviewed by Judith Stewart, BPharm. Last updated on Oct 23, 2023.

What is Bronchitol?

Bronchitol should not be used in children and adolescents. It is not known if this medicine is safe and effective in children under 18 years of age.

Who should not take Bronchitol?

Do not take Bronchitol if you:

Before using Bronchitol

Before you use Bronchitol, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of the medicines you take and show it to your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

How should I use Bronchitol?

See the step-by-step Patient Instructions for Use leaflet that comes with your prescription.

Call your healthcare provider or get emergency medical care right away if your breathing problems get worse while taking Bronchitol.

Bronchitol side effects

Bronchitol may cause serious side effects, including:

The most common side effects include:

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects. You can ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for more information. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA1088. You may also report side effects to Chiesi USA, Inc. at 1-888-661-9260.

How should I store Bronchitol?

Keep Bronchitol and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about the safe and effective use of Bronchitol.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Patient Information leaflet.
Do not use this medicine for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give it to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.
This leaflet summarizes the most important information about Bronchitol. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in Bronchitol?

Active ingredient: mannitol
Inactive ingredients: There are no inactive ingredients in Bronchitol.
Capsules: gelatin and water. The imprinting ink contains shellac, dehydrated alcohol, isopropyl alcohol, butyl alcohol, propylene glycol, purified water, strong ammonia solution, potassium hydroxide and black iron oxide E172.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.