Erdosteine - Drug InformationGeneric Name : Erdosteine
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.
Pregnancy Category :
Category C :Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
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.