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MUCYST 1000 MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 125 for 1 vial(s) (5 ML injection each)
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Composition for MUCYST

Acetyl Cysteine(1000 mg)

food interaction for MUCYST

alcohol interaction for MUCYST

pregnancy interaction for MUCYST

lactation interaction for MUCYST

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Mucyst 1000 mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mucyst 1000 mg 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 MUCYST

Acetyl Cysteine(1000 mg)

Uses

Mucyst 1000 mg injection is used in the treatment of paracetamol toxicity.

How it works

Mucyst 1000 mg 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 MUCYST

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  • MUCOTROY 1000MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 26.04/ML of injection
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    Rs. 130.20
    pay 4% more per ML of injection
  • MUCOSYS 1000MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    United Biotech Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 14.55/ML of injection
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    Rs. 72.75
    save 42% more per ML of injection
  • MUCOMELT 1000 MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Venus Remedies Ltd
    Rs. 25.33/ML of injection
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    Rs. 126.67
    pay 1% more per ML of injection
  • NACEL 1000MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Celon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 23.94/ML of injection
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    Rs. 119.70
    save 4% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for MUCYST

  • 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 MUCYST

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 18 October, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)