Mucomix Injection

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Introduction

Mucomix 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.

Mucomix 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 Mucomix Injection

  • Treatment of Paracetamol toxicity

Benefits of Mucomix Injection

In Treatment of Paracetamol toxicity

Paracetamol is the most common medicine taken in overdose. It can lead to liver failure in a number of days, which may also be fatal. A feeling of sickness (nausea) and being sick (vomiting) may occur a few hours after taking the overdose. After 24 hours there may be pain under the ribs on the right side (where the liver is) and there may be yellowing of the whites of the eyes and the skin (jaundice). Mucomix Injection helps treat these symptoms. It has nearly 100% efficacy in preventing Paracetamol toxicity if given within the first 8 hours from ingestion of overdose. It may also be effective up to and possibly beyond 24 hours.

Side effects of Mucomix 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 Mucomix

  • Hives
  • Rash

How to use Mucomix Injection

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

How Mucomix Injection works

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

What if you forget to take Mucomix Injection?

If you miss a dose of Mucomix Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Mucomix 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
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
Acetylcysteine -Mucolytic

Patient concerns

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Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
There is no toxicity as such. Please be specific in what respect are you asking.
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Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
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Rush immediately to emergency services
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FAQs

Q. Is Mucomix Injection good for liver?

Yes, Mucomix 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 Mucomix Injection affect blood pressure?

Yes, Mucomix 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 Mucomix 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 Mucomix Injection help anxiety?

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

Yes, Mucomix 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 Mucomix Injection need to be refrigerated?

Unopened vials of Mucomix 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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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: October, 2023

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