Mucotab Tablet 10'S

Cough And Cold Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

MUCOTAB contain Acetylcysteine which belongs to a group of medicine called mucolytic agents. It is used to treat airway diseases such as bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the airways), emphysema (a lung condition where the air sacs in the lungs are damaged causing shortness of breath, mucoviscidosis (inherited life-threatening disorder that damages the lungs and digestive system) and bronchiectasis (chronic widening of an airway passage). It breaks down and loosens thick phlegm, making it runny and easy to cough up.

This medicine is strictly not recommended for use in children under 2 years. It is not suitable for children and adolescents up to 18 years. This medicine is indicated for adults only. Always take MUCOTAB exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during this treatment. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, or pancreas problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF MUCOTAB

  • Treat airway diseases such as bronchitis, emphysema, mucoviscidosis and bronchiectasis

HOW MUCOTAB WORKS

MUCOTAB works by thinning the mucus (phlegm) making it easier to cough out. Thus, it clears the air passage and make breathing easier. It also has antioxidant action.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take MUCOTAB exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. Try to take this medicine at the same time each day.

SIDE EFFECTS OF MUCOTAB

SERIOUS

  • anaphylactic shock leading to severe drop in blood pressure, paleness, restlessness, weak pulse, clammy skin and decreased consciousness
  • allergic reaction such as sudden fluid accumulation in the skin and mucous membranes (e.g. throat or tongue), breathing difficulties and/or itching and skin rash(angioedema)
  • bleeding

RARE

  • difficulty breathing, shortness of breath or breathlessness
  • impaired digestion with symptom of fullness in the upper abdomen, gastric pain, belching, nausea, and heartburn (dyspepsia)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Skin itching:

Apply a cold, wet cloth, or ice pack on the skin. Moisturize your skin. Apply cooling agents, such as menthol or calamine.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

MUCOTAB should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

MUCOTAB should be used with caution in breast feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with MUCOTAB.

KIDNEY

MUCOTAB should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

MUCOTAB should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take MUCOTAB if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to acetylcysteine or any other ingredients in this medicine.

LUNGS

It is not recommended in patients with active lung diseases (bronchial asthma). Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,

  • a peptic ulcer
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome (serious hypersensitivity reactions with (high) fever, skin redness, joint pains and/or eye infection)
  • Lyell syndrome (acute hypersensitivity reactions accompanied by fever and blisters on the skin or peeling of the skin)
  • new changes to the skin or mucous membranes

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • antibiotics (used to treat infections)
  • nitroglycerin (used to treat angina pectoris)
  • activated charcoal (used to treat traveller's diarrhoea)
  • cough suppressants

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Acetylcysteine
Pharmacological Category :   Antidote, Mucolytic Agent
Therapeutic Indication :  

Bronchitis, emphysema, mucoviscidosis and bronchiectasis

Dosage Forms :  

Effervescent Tablet, Tablet, Capsule, Powder, Injection, Syrup  

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT MUCOTAB

How does mucolytic agents work?

Mucolytics works to break down mucus to aid high-risk respiratory patients in coughing up thick, tenacious secretions.

Can MUCOTAB be used in adults?

Yes, this medicine is mainly recommended for use in adults only. It is not suitable for use in children and adolescents up to 18 years.

Can I take MUCOTAB during lung disease?

No, it is not recommended in patients with active lung diseases (bronchial asthma). Before taking, discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Drugs for Cough and Bronchial Asthma. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. seventh edition.2013. Page - 219.

2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 65-68.

3. Anna M Sadowska, J Verbraecken, K Darquennes, and WA De Backer. Role of N-acetylcysteine in the management of COPD. US National Library of Medicines, National Institutes of Health. Dec 2006. [Accessed 07 Nov 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2707813/

4. Kymos Pharma Services, S.L; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Jun 2017] [Accessed 07 Nov 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.8576.pdf

5. Basic Pharma Manufacturing B.V. Burgmeester; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Mar 2018] [Accessed 07 Nov 2020] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/2198195.PA2130_002_001.51a94b12-577c-4d75-9f14-6681d01fbf8c.000001Product%20Leaflet%20Approved.180327.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    ACETYLCYSTEINE 600MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Mucotab Tablet 10'S

Mucotab Tablet 10'S Mkt: Cadila Healthcare Ltd (Zydus)

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