has a mucolytic activity through its free
sulfhydryl group, which acts directly on the mucoproteins to open the disulfide bonds and thus lowers the viscosity of the mucous and
facilitates its removal by the muco-cillary
action and expectoration.
improves the phagocytic capacity of the
alveolar macrophages. He also protects lungs
from a variety of insults.
is readily absorbed after oral
administration. Peak plasma concentration
being attained in 2-3 hours. Concentrations
in the lungs are similar to those in plasma.
About 20% of a dose is excreted in the urine through 24 hours.
effervescent instant is a new pharmaceutical
form that ensures optimum stability, rapid
dissolution, maximal absorption, high bioavailability in a perfectly calibrated
- Disorders of
the respiratory tract associated with
excessive viscous mucous such as in
bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis and the routine cleansing of tracheostomies
- Chronic sinusitis
- Manifestations associated with smoking & exposure to other
Acetylcysteine must be used with cautions in patients with
history of peptic ulceration and avoided in
patients with active ulcer
Dosage & route of administration & duration:
Dissolve the content of the sachet in half glass of water
to get a palatable effervescent solution and
Adults .............................. One sachet three time daily
Children ........................... 1/2 sachet three time daily
Nausea, vomiting, heart burn and diarrhea have been rarely reported
Keep at temp. not exceeding 30°C.
Keep medicine out of reach of children.
Box of 10 sachets
Box of 20 sachets
Acetylcistein 600 sachets
Acetylcistein SEDICO and The Infertility Disorders