Medicine Overview of Pronac Tablet
Uses of Pronac 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..
How to use Pronac Tablet
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. Pronac Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Pronac Tablet works
Pronac 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 Pronac Tablet
Expert advice for Pronac 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.
Pronac Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Pronac Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pronac Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Pronac Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Lim+more
ited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Pronac Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Pronac Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidne+more
y disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pronac Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Pronac Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver+more
disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pronac Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Acetylcysteine, please consult your doctor.
No Patient Concerns found for this medicine
Substitutes for Pronac
No substitutes found for this medicine