Grilinctus-BM Syrup Uses, Side effects, Precautions

Grilinctus BM syrup Uses, Side effects, How to Use, Precautions

CompositionTerbutaline (2.5mg/5ml) + Bromhexine (8mg/5ml)
CompanyFranco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Medicine typeBronchodilator + Mucolytic
Prescription requiredYes
Route of administrationOral
UsesFor Wet/Productive cough
Side effectsIncreased heart rate, Palpitation, Tremor, Sweating
PrecautionsBreathing difficulty, Hypersensitivity, Alcohol

General Uses of Grilinctus-BM Syrup

Grilinctus-BM Syrup is a combination of two medicine and is generally used in treating Wet/Productive cough(Cough with mucus or Phlegm).

It helps in Thinning and Breaking the mucus in the lungs, and makes it easier to cough out.

It may also be used in treating symptoms of Bronchospasm and COPD(chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) like Breathlessness, Wheezing, and coughing.

Ingredients of Grilinctus-BM Syrup

Terbutaline: It contains Terbutaline(2.5mg). Terbutaline is a class of medicine known as Bronchodilators. Bronchodilators are the medications that help in relieving symptoms like Coughing, breathlessness, and wheezing due to bronchospasm and COPD(chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).

Bromhexine: This Syrup Contains Bromhexine(8mg). Bromhexine is a class of drugs known as Mucolytic. Mucolytics are the medications that help in breaking down the mucus and make it easier to cough out.

How does Grilinctus-BM syrup work?/Mechanism of action

Grilinctus-BM Syrup is a medicine that is used in treating the symptoms of Productive/wet cough. The Bromhexine in this syrup is a Mucolytic. It works by depolymerizing mucopolysaccharides directly and by liberating lysosomal enzymes. This leads to the breaking of Mucus and makes it easier to cough out.

Terbutaline in this Syrup is a Bronchodilator. It works by stimulating the β2 receptors and increase cAMP formation in Bronchial muscle cells. This leads to the relaxation of muscles in the airways and makes breathing easier.

When Grilinctus-BM Syrup is prescribed?

Wet/Productive Cough: Wet cough is a type of cough with mucus or Phlegm. Bromhexine in this syrup helps in thinning or breaking the mucus and makes it easier to cough out.

Bronchial Asthma: It is a condition when the Bronchial Muscle contracts and makes it difficult to breathe. The terbutaline in this medicine is a bronchodilator which helps in relaxing the Bronchial smooth muscles and makes breathing easier. while Bromhexine help to clear the airway by decreasing the stickiness of airway secretions.

Grilinctus-BM syrup can also be prescribed for some other conditions like Emphysema, Bronchitis, Breathing difficulty, COPD(Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease).

Side effects of Grilinctus-BM Syrup

This Syrup may cause some side effects like:

  • Nausea
  • Palpitation
  • Increased heart rate
  • Sweating
  • Tremor
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Skin rash


Hypersensitivity: Avoid using this medicine if you are hypersensitive to any of the Ingredients(Bromhexine, Terbutaline) of Grilinctus-BM Syrup.

Breathing difficulty: Avoid using this syrup, if you have any breathing difficulty.

Alcohol: Avoid using this syrup with the use of alcohol.

How to use Grilinctus-BM Syrup

  • Take the dose of Grilinctus-BM syrup as advised by your doctor.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Take this syrup with or without water as directed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume this syrup direct from the bottle.
  • Try to use a spoon or measuring cup for the exact quantity.
  • Shake well before use.

Storage of Grilinctus-BM Syrup

Keep this Syrup away from direct sunlight.

Do not refrigerate or freeze the Grilinctus-BM syrup.

Store this syrup at room temperature.

Keep it away from pets and kids.

Tell your doctor if:

  • You are allergic to any of the ingredient of Grilinctus-BM syrup
  • You are taking some other medicine like(Labetalol, Furosemide, Atenolol) to treat hypertension
  • You have any heart disease or a known history of Heart disease.

Other Variants of Grilinctus Syrup

Grilinctus syrupChlorpheniramine Maleate(2.5mg/5ml) + Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide(5mg/5ml) + Ammonium chloride(60mg/5ml) + Guaifenesin(50mg/5ml)
Grilinctus-LS SyrupAmbroxol(30mg/5ml) + Levosalbutamol(1mg/5ml) + Guaifenesin(50mg/5ml)
Grilinctus-L SuspensionLevocloperastine(20mg/5ml)
Grilinctus-P syrupChlorpheniramine Maleate(1mg/5ml) + Paracetamol(125mg/5ml) + Phenylephrine(2.5mg/5ml)

Some FAQs

What are the uses of Grilinctus-BM syrup?

Grilinctus-BM syrup is a combination of two medicine and is generally used in treating Wet/Productive cough. It helps in thinning, breaking the mucus and makes it easier to cough out. It can also be used in other conditions like Bronchitis, COPD, Asthma, Breathing difficulty, and Emphysema.

Can I use Grilinctus-BM Syrup in Pregnancy?

It is probably safe to use Grilinctus-BM syrup in pregnancy. But you should always consult to doctor about the dose and duration of this medicine.

What is the dose of Grilinctus-BM syrup for adults?

Grilinctus-BM syrup is generally prescribed 5-10ml twice or thrice a day. But the dose of this syrup is not the same for all. You should consult the doctor about the exact dose for your condition.

What are the storage conditions for Grilinctus-BM syrup?

Store Grilinctus-BM syrup at room temperature. keep it away from direct sunlight. Keep it away from pets and kids.

Is Grilinctus-BM syrup Habit forming?

No, Grilinctus-BM syrup does not contain any ingredients that will make you habitual of it.

Can I use Grilinctus-BM syrup for Dry cough?

Grilinctus-BM syrup comes with a composition that is effective in treating Wet/Productive Cough. It would not be effective in treating dry cough.


Grilinctus-BM syrup is a combination of two medicine i.e. Terbutaline and Bromhexine. The therapeutic uses of Grilinctus-BM syrup are in the treatment of Cough with mucus or Phlegm. It helps in breaking the thick mucus and facilitates its removal by coughing.

It can also be used in some other conditions like Bronchial asthma, COPD(Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Breathing difficulty, and chest tightness.

Disclaimer: The information contained in is presented for the purpose of educating consumers. Nothing contained in is intended to be instructional for medical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. Information obtained in is not exhaustive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions, or their treatment.

Sahil Nasa (B. Pharma)
Sahil Nasa (B. Pharma)

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