Generic Name : Acetylcysteine Pronunciation : a-SEET-il-SIS-teen Therapeutic Classification : Expectorant and Cough Products ICD Code : Y55.4
India- Antifen, Cilol, Fluimucil, Flumucil, Gluton-600, Koxcure, Lumenac, Mucare, Mucinac, Mucohelp, Mucomelt, Mucomelt-A, Mucomix, Mucosys, Mucotab, Mucotyle, Mucovent, Mucyst, Mucyst Inj, Nacel, Nacfil, Nefrosave, Nefrosave, Style, Vensy.
International- ACC, Acemuc, Acemuk, Acetyst, Acetadote, Asist, Bronkyl, Brunac eyedrops, Fluimucil, Fluimukan, Flumil, Flutafin, Lysox, Mucinac, Mucohelp, Mucolysin, Mucomelt-A, MUCOMIX, Mucomyst, NAC AL, Nytex, Parvolex, PharmaNAC, Rheunac, Siran, Solmucaïne, Trebon N, Vlenolys. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a mucolytic agent, prescribed for chronic bronchopulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis and others. It works by thinning of mucus and ease its removal. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 200 mg 3 times/day. How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
*Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Side Effects :
Mouth ulcer, nausea, vomiting, fever,runny nose,drowsiness, clamminess, chest tightness and breathing problem.
*Avoid excess dosage.
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