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MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

MUCOMELT 400 MG 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 injury.

MUCOMELT 400 MG 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 Mucomelt Injection

  • Respiratory disease with excessive mucus

Benefits of Mucomelt Injection

In Respiratory disease with excessive mucus

MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION 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. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. 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 Mucomelt 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 Mucomelt

  • Hives
  • Rash

How to use Mucomelt Injection

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

How Mucomelt Injection works

MUCOMELT 400 MG 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 MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
MUCOMELT 400 MG 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
MUCOMELT 400 MG 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
MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Mucomelt Injection?

If you miss a dose of MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • MUCOMELT 400 MG 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. 

Fact Box

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

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sir i have respiratory problem ocassionaly i feel long respiration some times. in hindi saans fulna. can i take injection of Linezolid 300 ml infusion or Microtaz ( piperacillin+tazobactum)4.5?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
AUGMENTIN DUO twice daily for 5 daysDOXOBID 400 mg twice daily for 5 days
I had a csection on the and my wound is fine ,no pain its healed but i am discharging a white mucus from my vagina, is it normal
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
White mucus discharge can be normal if it's not excessive or not associated with any itching or foul smell. In case of doubt please consult a gynae nearby
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FAQs

Q. Is MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION good for liver?

Yes, MUCOMELT 400 MG 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 MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION affect blood pressure?

Yes, MUCOMELT 400 MG 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 MUCOMELT 400 MG 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 MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION help anxiety?

There is no concrete evidence that MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION can be used alone in the treatment of anxiety disorder. However, in some reports, it is shown that MUCOMELT 400 MG 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 MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION good for kidneys?

Yes, MUCOMELT 400 MG 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 MUCOMELT 400 MG INJECTION need to be refrigerated?

Unopened vials of MUCOMELT 400 MG 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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SCO 857, Cabin No. 10, 2nd Floor, NAC, Manimajra, Chandigarh (U.T.), 160101, India
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