Medicine Overview of Mucotab Tablet
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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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. Mucotab ET Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Mucotab ET Tablet 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 Mucotab Tablet
- 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.
Mucotab Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mucotab ET 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.
Mucotab ET Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Mucotab ET Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Mucotab ET Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mucotab ET Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Mucotab ET Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mucotab ET Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Mucotab ET Tablet, please consult your doctor.
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