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MUCINAC 600 MG TABLET

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Composition for MUCINAC

Acetyl Cysteine(600 mg)

food interaction for MUCINAC

alcohol interaction for MUCINAC

pregnancy interaction for MUCINAC

lactation interaction for MUCINAC

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Mucinac 600 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mucinac 600 mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MUCINAC

Acetyl Cysteine(600 mg)

Uses

Mucinac 600 mg tablet is used in the treatment of paracetamol toxicity.

How it works

Mucinac 600 mg tablet acts against the chemicals ( metabolites) that are produced during paracetamol overdose. In lung diseases, it helps in thinning the mucus which helps in clearing the mucus from the lungs.

Common side effects

Nausea, Drowsiness, Bronchospasm, Chest tightness, Oral ulcer, Diarrhoea, Fever, Coughing up blood, Respiratory tract infection, Running nose, Thickened respiratory tract secretions, Vomiting

Common Dosage for MUCINAC 600 MG TABLET

Patients taking MUCINAC 600 MG TABLET

  • 41%
    Twice A Day
  • 27%
    Thrice A Day
  • 17%
    Once A Day
  • 10%
    Four Times A Day
  • 5%
    Alternate Day
  • 1%
    Once A Week

SUBSTITUTES for MUCINAC

21 Substitutes
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    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 19.70/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 197
    pay 1% more per tablet
  • MUCOMIX 600 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 16/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 160
    save 18% more per tablet
  • EFFENAC 600MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 17.10/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 171
    save 12% more per tablet
  • MUCOTAB ET TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 17.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 179
    save 8% more per tablet
  • EFETIL TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 17.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 179
    save 8% more per tablet

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    MBBS
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Expert advice for MUCINAC

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for MUCINAC

Acetyl Cysteine

Q.What are n acetyl cysteine/Fourts-B/Mucinac 600 mg/Mucinac/Nefrosave/Nefrosave Forte used for?
These are brand names of acetyl cysteine. Nefrosave/Nefrosave Forte is used for the treatment of liver toxicity due to paracetamol overdose; Mucinac 600 mg/Mucinac/are used to thin and loosen the mucus in the airway due to certain lung diseases. Fourt-B is combination of acetyl cysteine and multivitamins, and is used for both treatment of paracetamol overdose and in acute cough with excessive or viscous mucus

Q.What is Nacfil Forte/Nacfil/Ovacare Forte used for?
Nacfil Forte/Nacfil/Ovacare Forte contains acetyl cysteine, but it is used for the treatment of certain lung diseases. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q.Does n-acetyl cysteine increase glutathione?
Yes, n-acetyl cysteine increases glutathione

Q.Does n-acetyl cysteine cause weight gain?
N-acetyl cysteine causing this side effect is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects

Q.How does n-acetyl cysteine work?
n-Acetyl cysteine works as antidote by reducing liver toxicity of NAPQI (n-acetyl-p-benzo-quinoneimine), a metabolic substance that is produced following high dose of paracetamol. It also helps in thinning the mucus which helps in clearing the mucus from the lungs.

What our users are saying about MUCINAC 600 MG TABLET

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
45%
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36%
Moderately effective
18%

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Content on this page was last updated on 20 October, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)