LUMENAC 600MG EFFERVESCENT TABLET

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Composition for LUMENAC 600MG TABLET

Acetyl Cysteine (600mg), Cysteine (600mg)

Primarily used for

Mucolytic (Loosen Mucus In The Airways)
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Medicine Overview of LUMENAC TABLET

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Uses of LUMENAC TABLET

Lumenac 600mg effervescent tablet is used as mucolytic (loosen mucus in the airways)
It is also used as an antidote in paracetamol poisoning.
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Side effects of LUMENAC TABLET

Common

Skin rash, Itching.

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How to use LUMENAC TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lumenac 600mg effervescent tablet at a fixed time.

How LUMENAC TABLET works

Lumenac 600mg effervescent tablet works as mucolytic by dissolving thick mucus in the nose, windpipe, and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also works as an antidote in paracetamol poisoning by restoring the body's supply of glutathione, a chemical that removes the harmful substance.

In Depth Information on LUMENAC TABLET

Expert advice for LUMENAC TABLET

  • Do not start or continue the acetyl cysteine if you are allergic to acetyl cysteine.
  • Consult your doctor before starting acetyl cysteine if you have lung diseases like asthma and bronchospasm.
Warnings
Special precautions for LUMENAC 600MG EFFERVESCENT TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lumenac 600mg effervescent tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Acetyl Cysteine, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for LUMENAC 600MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Acetyl Cysteine

Q. What is acetylcysteine?
Acetylcysteine is used in the treatment of paracetamol poisoning and as a mucolytic agent in the treatment of different respiratory problems. It is a prescription drug and should only be used as per the doctor's advice.
Q. What is acetylcysteine used for?
Acetylcysteine injection is used for the treatment of paracetamol overdose (where you may have taken too much paracetamol).<br>Acetylcysteine powder is used to treat breathing difficulties caused by too much mucus in the lungs and airways or the mucus being too thick and sticky to cough up easily.
Q. How does acetylcysteine work?
Acetylcysteine works as an antidote that decreases liver toxicity by neutralizing the toxic substance produced after a high dose of paracetamol has been taken. It also helps in thinning the mucus which helps in clearing the mucus from the lungs.
Q. Does acetylcysteine increase glutathione?
Yes, acetylcysteine increases the glutathione levels.
Q. Does acetylcysteine cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect with acetylcysteine. Ask your doctor in case you have weight gain while taking acetylcysteine.
Q. What are the benefits of acetylcysteine?
Acetylcysteine is useful in the treatment of paracetamol poisoning and as a mucolytic agent in the treatment of different respiratory illnesses.
Q. Where does acetylcysteine come from?
Acetylcysteine is an n-acetyl derivative of the endogenous amino acid L-cysteine.
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