Acetylcysteine reduces the mucus plugging by breaking down the thick mucus in the airways and facilitates breathing in conditions like chronic bronchopulmonary disease and cystic fibrosis, a disorder that affects lungs.
It is also used to treat paracetamol overdose.
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Drug information on Munext - 600 Tab. (Acetylcysteine) from Sandhya Healthcare Remedies Impel Pvt. Ltd.
Drug Name : Acetylcysteine
Acetylcysteine reduces the mucus plugging by breaking down the thick mucus in the airways and facilitates breathing in conditions like chronic bronchopulmonary disease and cystic fibrosis, a disorder that affects lungs. It is also used to treat paracetamol overdose.
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Trade Names for Acetylcysteine
ACC, Acemuc, Acemuk, Acetyst, Acetadote, Asist, Bronkyl, Brunac eyedrops, Fluimucil, Fluimukan, Flumil, Flutafin, Lysox, Mucinac, Mucohelp, Mucolysin, Mucomelt-A, MUCOMIX, Mucomyst, NAC AL, Nytex, Par Read more..
The recommended dose for most patients is 3 to 5 mL of the 20% solution or 6 to 10 mL of the 10% solution three to four times a day.
Mouth ulcer, nausea, vomiting, fever, runny nose, drowsiness, clamminess, chest tightness, rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat) and breathing problem.
It comes as a sterile unpreserved solution (not for injection) in vials containing a 10% (100 mg/mL) or 20% (200 mg/mL) solution of acetylcysteine.
Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Do not mix acetylcysteine with other inhaled medications unless directed by the doctor.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light. After opening the vial, store in the refrigerator and use within 96 hours (4 days). The solution may change to a light purple color. This is normal and will not affect how the drug works.