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Mucodyne 250mg Capsule

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Product introduction

Mucodyne 250mg Capsule is mucolytic medication. It is used in the treatment of various respiratory tract disorders associated with excessive mucus. It thins and loosens the mucus in the airway and makes it easier to cough out.

Mucodyne 250mg Capsule should be taken with or without food. For better results, it is suggested to take it at the same time every day. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

The most common side effects of this medicine include facial swelling, allergic reaction, shortness of breath, rash, and Wheezing. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Generally, alcohol should be avoided while on treatment with this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease or if you have stomach problems. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. You must take doctor's advice before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Benefits of Mucodyne Capsule

In Treatment of Respiratory tract disorders associated with viscid mucus

Mucodyne 250mg Capsule helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It will relieve symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing, and coughing and help you carry out your daily activities more easily. This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours.
Take it as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor. Taking this medicine enables you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Mucodyne Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Mucodyne

  • Facial swelling
  • Allergic reaction
  • Breathlessness
  • Rash
  • Wheezing

How to use Mucodyne Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Mucodyne 250mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mucodyne Capsule works

Mucodyne 250mg Capsule is a mucolytic medication. It thins and loosens mucus (phlegm) in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out.

Safety advice

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Mucodyne 250mg Capsule.
Mucodyne 250mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
Information regarding the use of Mucodyne 250mg Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Mucodyne 250mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Mucodyne 250mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Mucodyne 250mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No substitutes found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Mucodyne 250mg Capsule helps in thinning and removal of the mucus (slimy and sticky substance) from the airways, thereby treats various respiratory conditions.
  • Inform your doctor if you have suffered or are currently suffering from any stomach, liver or kidney problem. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

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Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Can't prescribe without proper clinical examination. It can be upper respiratory tract infection or lower respiratory tract infection
Dr In my throat while am silent there is some sounding breath came to out side What is that mean. Am smoke 3 cigarettes per day
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Medical Oncology and Hematology
This is related to respiratory tract problemsU require consultation with chest physician

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Q. What is Mucodyne 250mg Capsule used for?

Mucodyne 250mg Capsule is a mucolytic that thins and loosens mucus to help clear chest congestion. This relieves chesty coughs and breathing difficulties due to excess mucus in cold, flu, and respiratory tract infections.

Q. What should I inform my doctor before taking Mucodyne 250mg Capsule?

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have a persistent or chronic cough such as coughs due to smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema (a form of lung disease), or stomach ulcers.

Q. How will I know if Mucodyne 250mg Capsule is working?

When you take this medicine, you may notice an increase in thin watery mucus from your air passages. This is an indication that it is working as it is helping to remove mucus by making it easier to cough up.

Q. How quickly does Mucodyne 250mg Capsule work?

It may take up to 4 weeks before you notice your symptoms improving. However, this might vary with respect to dosage, the patient receiving the drug, and response to treatment. It is advisable to keep taking the medicine as advised by the doctor even if there is no improvement straightaway.

Q. Is Mucodyne 250mg Capsule good for dry cough?

No. Mucodyne 250mg Capsule is more effective in the treatment of productive cough associated with thickened mucus. Consult your doctor to prescribe you the right medication for dry cough.

Q. Is Mucodyne 250mg Capsule good for cold?

Mucodyne 250mg Capsule contains carbocisteine which may have beneficial effects on the prevention of common colds and worsening of symptoms in patients with COPD.

Q. Is Mucodyne 250mg Capsule good for asthma?

Mucodyne 250mg Capsule that helps clear chest congestion also has anti-inflammatory effects, which helps prevent worsening of asthma symptoms.

Q. Can I take other cough syrups while taking Mucodyne 250mg Capsule?

No, you should not start taking any other cough syrups without consulting your doctor. The cough syrups which suppress the cough should be avoided with this medication as they would interfere with the action of the medicine.

Q. Can I take Mucodyne 250mg Capsule with Paracetamol?

Although no interactions were found between Mucodyne 250mg Capsule and Paracetamol, it is always advisable to consult your doctor before taking any medicines along with Mucodyne 250mg Capsule. Never self-medicate as it can be risky.

Q. Will Mucodyne 250mg Capsule affect contraceptive methods?

This medicine does not affect any type of contraception, including the combined pill and emergency contraception. However, if taking Mucodyne 250mg Capsule makes you vomit or have severe diarrhea for more than 24 hours, your contraceptive pills may not protect you from pregnancy. Consult your doctor who can advise you on this.

Q. Can I take Mucodyne 250mg Capsule during pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy, especially in the first three months or the first trimester.

Q. What happens if I miss a dose of Mucodyne 250mg Capsule?

If you happen to miss a dose of Mucodyne 250mg Capsule, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose. Discuss this with your healthcare provider. In order to avoid missing a dose, use a calendar, pillbox, alarm clock, or cell phone alert to help you remember to take your medication. You may also ask a family member a friend to remind you or check in with you to be sure you are taking your medication.

Q. Along with taking Mucodyne 250mg Capsule, what other tips should I follow to get relief from congestion?

Along with taking Mucodyne 250mg Capsule, drink plenty of warm fluids (soup, water, herbal tea), gargle with saline water, avoid smoking, alcohol, caffeine, oily food, and take a healthy diet.

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Address: “Elder House” Plot No. C-9, Dalia Industrial Estate, Off Veera Desai Road, Andheri (W), Mumbai – 400053.
Country of origin: India

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