Mucohelp 1gm Injection

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Mucohelp 1gm Injection is an antidote medication. It is used in the treatment of paracetamol overdose (when you may have taken too much paracetamol medicine). It protects your liver and helps to reduce the extent of the injury.

Mucohelp 1gm Injection is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor. It must be injected within 8 hours of paracetamol overdose. It can be given up to 24 hours, but medicine effective slow down when given after 24 hours of dosage overdose. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Always follow your doctor's advice while taking this medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include rash and hives. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.

Before taking this medicine let your doctor know if you suffer from asthma, as close monitoring is required while taking this medicine. 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. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy, or breastfeeding.

Uses of Mucohelp Injection

  • Treatment of Paracetamol toxicity

Side effects of Mucohelp Injection

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 Mucohelp

  • Hives
  • Rash

How to use Mucohelp Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Mucohelp Injection works

Mucohelp 1gm Injection is an antidote for paracetamol poisoning. It works by increasing the level of glutathione, an antioxidant that neutralises the toxic products of paracetamol.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Mucohelp 1gm Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mucohelp 1gm Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mucohelp 1gm Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Mucohelp 1gm Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mucohelp 1gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mucohelp 1gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mucohelp 1gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mucohelp 1gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Mucohelp Injection?

If you miss a dose of Mucohelp 1gm Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Mucohelp 1gm Injection is used for the treatment of paracetamol overdose (when you may have taken too much paracetamol).
  • It protects the liver from damage by the high levels of paracetamol.
  • It is very effective when given during the first 8 hours following paracetamol overdose. The effectiveness is reduced with time but it can still help when given within 24 hours. 

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Chemical Class
N-Acylated Alpha Amino Acids
Habit Forming
No
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Patient Concerns

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Use of injection paracetamol with lignocain
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FAQs

Q. Is Mucohelp 1gm Injection good for liver?

Yes, Mucohelp 1gm Injection is good for the liver. It improves liver function and activity in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. It also prevents liver from toxic agents which can damage the liver. Additionally, it also prevents liver from damage in cases of drug overdose like paracetamol, etc.

Q. Does Mucohelp 1gm Injection affect blood pressure?

Yes, Mucohelp 1gm Injection by acting through various mechanism prevents the rise of blood pressure and maintains the normal functioning of the body. There are reports which show that Mucohelp 1gm Injection can prevent damage to the inner lining of the blood vessels of the body, which will maintain the elasticity and vitality of the blood vessels. It also increases the antioxidants levels in the body hence preventing the body from oxidative damage.

Q. Does Mucohelp 1gm Injection help anxiety?

There is no concrete evidence that Mucohelp 1gm Injection can be used alone in the treatment of anxiety disorder. However, in some reports, it is shown that Mucohelp 1gm Injection provides benefit by acting as an antioxidant. This property prove to be beneficial in psychiatric and neurological conditions when added to the normal treatment of the particular disorder. Do not take this medication without consulting your doctor. Contact the doctor for any query if you feel anxious.

Q. Is Mucohelp 1gm Injection good for kidneys?

Yes, Mucohelp 1gm Injection is beneficial when used in patients with impaired kidney functions. It is also used to prevent or minimize the damage caused by the use of contrast during investigations like CT scan or other body scans.

Q. Does Mucohelp 1gm Injection need to be refrigerated?

Unopened vials of Mucohelp 1gm Injection should be stored at room temperature. Once the medicine is opened and diluted it should be used within 3 hours as per the directions of the physician. It should not be stored above 25ºC. Once opened, the vials should be stored in refrigeration and if unused then should be discarded after 96 hours.

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802, DLH Park, S.V. Road, Goregaon (W), Mumbai-400064, INDIA
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: April, 2021

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