Mucomelt A Tablet

icon

Primarily used for

Mucolytic (loosen mucus in the airways), Cough
80
₹8.0/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Mucomelt A Tablet

uses

Uses of Acetylcysteine

Acetylcysteine is used as mucolytic
It is also used as an antidote in paracetamol poisoning.
uses

Side effects of Acetylcysteine

Common

Skin rash, Itching.

uses

How to use Acetylcysteine

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.

How Mucomelt A Tablet works

Acetylcysteine is a mucolytic medication. It loosens thick mucus (phlegm) in the nose, windpipe, and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also works as an antidote in paracetamol poisoning by replenishing the body's stores of glutathione, a chemical that removes toxic substances.
uses

Uses of Ambroxol

Ambroxol is used in the treatment of cough.
uses

Side effects of Ambroxol

Common

Constipation, Diarrhoea, Difficulty in urination, Heartburn, Itching, Nausea, Rash.

uses

How to use Ambroxol

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.

How Mucomelt A Tablet works

Ambroxol thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

In Depth Information on Mucomelt A Tablet

Expert advice for Acetylcysteine

  • 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.

Expert advice for Ambroxol

  • Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol if you have a history of severe allergic reactions of skin (Stevens-Johnson syndrome or Lyell syndrome).
  • Do not continue taking ambroxol and contact your doctor immediately, if you notice any damage to skin or mucosa (moist tissue that lines the inner side of nose, mouth, lungs, and the urinary and digestive tracts). 
  • Avoid taking drugs that suppress cough (antitussives) if you are taking ambroxol.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol if you are breast-feeding.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol if you have.
  • Severe liver or kidney problems. You may need dose reduction or extension of dosing interval.
  • A disease called Ciliary dyskinesia in which the hair like structures along the airways called cilia are faulty and do not help in clearing the mucus.
Warnings
Special precautions for Mucomelt A Tablet
icon
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mucomelt A Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Mucomelt A Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Driving
It is not known whether Mucomelt A Tablet alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
...
+more
icon
Kidney
Mucomelt A Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mucomelt A Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Liver
Mucomelt A Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mucomelt A Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ambroxol

Q. Is Ambroxol an antibiotic/steroid?
No. Ambroxol belongs to a class of drugs called expectorants (aid expulsion of mucus as cough) or mucolytic (liquefy and loosen mucus). It has no know effect against infections. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids
Q. Is Ambroxol good for dry cough?
No. Ambroxol is more effective in the treatment of productive cough associated with thickened mucus and poor mucus clearance
Q. Is Ambroxol a prescription drug?
Cough syrups containing Ambroxol and other active drugs commonly used for cough and cold may be available as over the counter (OTC) without prescription
Q. Is Ambroxol/mucolite safe for infants?
Mucolite is a trade name for active drug Ambroxol. Ambroxol may be used in children below 2 years of age only when prescribed by a doctor. It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your child’s or infant’s doctor
Q. Is ambrodil a cough syrup?
Ambrodil is a trade name for active drug ambroxol. It is available as cough syrup and is effective in the treatment of productive cough associated with thickened mucus and poor mucus clearance
Q. Ambroxol/ambrodil syrup/ambrolite syrup/mucolite/mucolite drops used for?
Ambrodil, ambrolite, mucolite are trade names for active drug ambroxol and are available as drops or syrup. Ambroxol belongs to a class of drugs called expectorants or mucolytics and is effective in liquefying and loosening thick mucus that can be coughed out easily. It is effective in treatment of productive cough associated with diseases of the respiratory tract such as long-term inflammation of air passages (chronic bronchitis), inflammation of air passages associated with asthma (asthmatic bronchitis), bronchial asthma, recurrent inflammation or infection of the airways (Bronchiectasis), infection of lungs (pneumonia), infections of middle ear (otitis media), inflammation of air cavities (sinuses) around nose (sinusitis), sore throat (nasopharyngitis)
Q. What is ambrodil S?
Ambrodil S is a trade name for a combination of active drugs ambroxol and salbutamol and guaifenesin
Q. What are mucolite tablets/drops and Is mucolite syrup for cough?
Yes. Mucolite is a trade name for active drug ambroxol and is available as cough syrup/ tablets and drops. It is effective in treatment of productive cough associated with diseases of the respiratory tract such as long-term inflammation of air passages (chronic bronchitis), inflammation of air passages associated with asthma (asthmatic bronchitis), bronchial asthma, recurrent inflammation or infection of the airways (Bronchiectasis), infection of lungs (pneumonia), infections of middle ear (otitis media), inflammation of air cavities (sinuses) around nose (sinusitis), sore throat (nasopharyngitis)
Q. Does Ambroxol make you sleepy/ you high?
Ambroxol is not known to make you sleepy or high.
+more

User Submitted Feedback For Mucomelt A Tablet

Substitutes for Mucomelt A Tablet

Ventirex A Tablet
Unimarck Healthcare Ltd
₹8.0/Tablet
same price
Nacfil AB Tablet
Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹4.5/Tablet
save 44%
Top Physicians
doctor
4.4
doctor
4.4
doctor
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
MBBS, Fellowship
4.1
doctor
4.6
cross img