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Mucovisc 600 Tablet

Manufactured byTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Description

Mucovisc 600 Tablet is a mucolytic agent that reduces the thickness of the sputum. It is used to relieve chest congestion caused by thick or abnormal mucous secretion in patients with lung diseases such as bronchitis, asthma, emphysema, etc., thereby allows the patient to breathe freely and deeply.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Mucovisc 600 Tablet

  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Runny Nose
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Skin rash
  • Throat irritation
  • Drowsiness
  • Chest tightness
  • Hives and wheezing
  • Presence of blood in cough
  • Cool and moist skin
  • Swelling and soreness inside the mouth

Uses of Mucovisc 600 Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Mucolytic
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to acetylcysteine or any other ingredients present along with the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Gastric ulceration

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with gastric ulceration or any other gastrointestinal disorders. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Other diseases

Report the instance of any diseases to the doctor before receiving this medicine. This medicine should be used with caution and any disease worsening symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken after food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by reducing the thickness of mucus present in the airways and relieving chest congestion.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Mucolytics

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.ciplamed.com/content/mucinac-600-tablets

Acetylcysteine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 2 April 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB06151

Acetylcysteine [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 17 June 2020]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Acetylcysteine

[Internet]. Accessdata.fda.gov. 2020 [cited 17 June 2020]. Available from:

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2017/207916s003lbl.pdf
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Information on this page was last updated on 17 Jun 2020

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