Generic Name : Erdosteine Therapeutic Classification : Mucolytic Agents
India- Erdomac, Erdozet.
International- Biopulmin, Dostol, Ectrin, Edotin, Erdomed, Erdopect, Erdostin, Erdotin, Esteclin, Fluidasa, Ilvico, Mucofor, Mucotec, Mucothera, Recustein, Tantong, Vectrine, Zertin. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a mucolytic agent, prescribed for chronic obstructive bronchitis. It works by helping to break down mucus secretions. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in patients with peptic ulcer, and hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 300 mg twice daily. Max duration: 10 days. How it should be taken :
It comes as a capsule, to take by mouth as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Side Effects :
Stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, loose stools, spasmodic colitis and headache.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature.
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