Value of ambroxol in the treatment of asthmatic bronchitis

Ambroxol in the treatment of asthmatic bronchitis

  • Xiaoxia Du
  • Chengyan Zhao
  • Shiqing Liu
  • Shufen Su Shandong Provincial Qianfoshan Hospital
Keywords: Ambroxol, Therapeutic effect, Asthmatic bronchitis

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the clinical effect of ambroxol in the treatment of asthmatic bronchitis.

Methods: One hundred and twenty patients with asthmatic bronchitis who were admitted to our hospital from June 2017 to August 2018 were selected as the research subjects and divided into a control group and an observation group according to random number table method, 60 in each group. The control group was treated with conventional treatment, while the observation group was treated with ambroxol in addition to conventional treatment. The therapeutic effect, disappearance time of symptoms and signs and the recovery of pulmonary function were compared between the two groups.

Results: The total effective rate of the observation group was 96.7%, and that of the control group was 73.3%. The control effect of the observation group was significantly better than that of the control group, showing a significant difference (P<0.05). The disappearance time of symptoms of the observation group was shorter than that of the control group, and the recovery of pulmonary function was better; the differences were statistically significant (P<0.05).

Conclusion: For asthmatic bronchitis patients, addition of ambroxol to conventional treatment can improve the therapeutic effect, shorten the disappearance time of clinical signs and symptoms, and promote the recovery of patients, which is worth clinical application.

doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.36.3.1607

How to cite this:
Du X, Zhao C, Liu S, Su S. Value of ambroxol in the treatment of asthmatic bronchitis. Pak J Med Sci. 2020;36(3):---------.  doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.36.3.1607

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Published
2020-02-13
Section
Original Articles