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MUCOMIX 600 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR MUCOMIX

Acetyl Cysteine(600mg)

food interaction for MUCOMIX

alcohol interaction for MUCOMIX

pregnancy interaction for MUCOMIX

lactation interaction for MUCOMIX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Mucomix 600 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mucomix 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 MUCOMIX

Acetyl Cysteine(600mg)

Uses

Mucomix 600 mg tablet is used as mucolytic (loosen mucus in the airways)
It is also used as an antidote in paracetamol poisoning.

How it works

Mucomix 600 mg tablet works as mucolytic by dissolving thick mucus in the nose, windpipe, and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also works as an antidote in paracetamol poisoning by restoring the body's supply of glutathione, a chemical that removes the harmful substance.

Common side effects

Skin rash, Itching

COMMON DOSAGE FOR MUCOMIX 600 MG TABLET

Patients taking MUCOMIX 600 MG TABLET

  • 62%
    Twice A Day
  • 19%
    Once A Day
  • 17%
    Thrice A Day
  • 2%
    Four Times A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR MUCOMIX

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    Rs. 21/tablet
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    Rs. 17.10/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 171
    pay 7% more per tablet
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    (10 tablets in strip)
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    Rs. 17.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 179
    pay 12% more per tablet
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    (10 tablets in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 17.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 179
    pay 12% more per tablet

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Expert advice FOR MUCOMIX

  • 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 MUCOMIX

Acetyl Cysteine

Q.

What is acetylcysteine?
Acetylcysteine is used in the treatment of paracetamol poisoning and as a mucolytic agent in the treatment of different respiratory problems. It is a prescription drug and should only be used as per the doctor's advice.

Q.

What is acetylcysteine used for?
Acetylcysteine injection is used for the treatment of paracetamol overdose (where you may have taken too much paracetamol).
Acetylcysteine powder is used to treat breathing difficulties caused by too much mucus in the lungs and airways or the mucus being too thick and sticky to cough up easily.

Q.

How does acetylcysteine work?
Acetylcysteine works as an antidote that decreases liver toxicity by neutralizing the toxic substance produced after a high dose of paracetamol has been taken. It also helps in thinning the mucus which helps in clearing the mucus from the lungs.

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Q.

Does acetylcysteine increase glutathione?
Yes, acetylcysteine increases the glutathione levels.

Q.

Does acetylcysteine cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect with acetylcysteine. Ask your doctor in case you have weight gain while taking acetylcysteine.

Q.

What are the benefits of acetylcysteine?
Acetylcysteine is useful in the treatment of paracetamol poisoning and as a mucolytic agent in the treatment of different respiratory illnesses.

Q.

Where does acetylcysteine come from?
Acetylcysteine is an n-acetyl derivative of the endogenous amino acid L-cysteine.

WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT MUCOMIX 600 MG TABLET

How effective is this medicine?

Can't say
40%
Effective
40%
Moderately effective
20%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
60%
No
40%

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)