Nacfil Solution

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Medicine Overview of Nacfil Solution

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Uses of Nacfil Solution

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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Nacfil Solution side effects

Common

Skin rash, Itching.

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How to use Nacfil Solution

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Nacfil Solution works

Nacfil Solution 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 Nacfil Solution

Expert advice for Nacfil Solution

  • 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.
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Nacfil Solution related warnings
Special precautions for Nacfil Solution
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Nacfil Solution 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.
Lactation
Nacfil Solution is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Nacfil Solution does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Nacfil Solution is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nacfil Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Nacfil Solution is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nacfil Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nacfil Solution?uses

If you miss a dose of Nacfil Solution, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Substitutes for Nacfil

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