Medicine Overview of Mucosys Injection
Acetyl cysteine is used for the treatment of liver toxicity caused by paracetamol overdose. It is also used to thin and loosen the mucus in the airway due to certain lung diseases (bronchitis, pneumonia) and for the relief of dry eye syndromes associated with deficient tear secretion.
It acts as mucolytic (loosen mucus in airways) when used in oral preparations while when used as injection it treats paracetamol overdose toxicity.
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Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Mucosys 1000mg Injection 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.
In Depth Information on Mucosys Injection
- 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.
Mucosys Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mucosys 1000mg Injection 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.
Mucosys 1000mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Mucosys 1000mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Mucosys 1000mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mucosys 1000mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Mucosys 1000mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mucosys 1000mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Mucosys 1000mg Injection, please consult your doctor.
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