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MUCOSYS 400MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 59.50 for 1 vial(s) (2 ML injection each)
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Composition for MUCOSYS

Acetyl Cysteine(400 mg)

food interaction for MUCOSYS

alcohol interaction for MUCOSYS

pregnancy interaction for MUCOSYS

lactation interaction for MUCOSYS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Mucosys 400mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mucosys 400mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MUCOSYS

Acetyl Cysteine(400 mg)

Uses

Mucosys 400mg injection is used in the treatment of paracetamol toxicity.

How it works

Mucosys 400mg injection acts against the chemicals ( metabolites) that are produced during paracetamol overdose. In lung diseases, it helps in thinning the mucus which helps in clearing the mucus from the lungs.

Common side effects

Nausea, Drowsiness, Bronchospasm, Chest tightness, Oral ulcer, Diarrhoea, Fever, Coughing up blood, Respiratory tract infection, Running nose, Thickened respiratory tract secretions, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for MUCOSYS

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  • MUCOMIX 400 MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 25.75/ML of injection
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    Rs. 51.50
    save 13% more per ML of injection
  • MUCYST 400 MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 35/ML of injection
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    Rs. 70
    pay 18% more per ML of injection
  • MUCOTROY 400MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 24.29/ML of injection
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    Rs. 48.57
    save 18% more per ML of injection
  • NACEL 400MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Celon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 10.47/ML of injection
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    Rs. 20.95
    save 65% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for MUCOSYS

  • 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 MUCOSYS

Acetyl Cysteine

Q.What are n acetyl cysteine/Fourts-B/Mucinac 600 mg/Mucinac/Nefrosave/Nefrosave Forte used for?
These are brand names of acetyl cysteine. Nefrosave/Nefrosave Forte is used for the treatment of liver toxicity due to paracetamol overdose; Mucinac 600 mg/Mucinac/are used to thin and loosen the mucus in the airway due to certain lung diseases. Fourt-B is combination of acetyl cysteine and multivitamins, and is used for both treatment of paracetamol overdose and in acute cough with excessive or viscous mucus

Q.What is Nacfil Forte/Nacfil/Ovacare Forte used for?
Nacfil Forte/Nacfil/Ovacare Forte contains acetyl cysteine, but it is used for the treatment of certain lung diseases. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q.Does n-acetyl cysteine increase glutathione?
Yes, n-acetyl cysteine increases glutathione

Q.Does n-acetyl cysteine cause weight gain?
N-acetyl cysteine causing this side effect is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects

Q.How does n-acetyl cysteine work?
n-Acetyl cysteine works as antidote by reducing liver toxicity of NAPQI (n-acetyl-p-benzo-quinoneimine), a metabolic substance that is produced following high dose of paracetamol. It also helps in thinning the mucus which helps in clearing the mucus from the lungs.

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)