Acetylcistein
(Effervescent instant sachets)
  • Acetylcistein 200 sachets
  • Composition:
    Acetylcysteine ................................. 200 mg

Properties:
  • Acetylcysteine 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.
  • Acetylcysteine improves the phagocytic capacity of the alveolar macrophages. He also protects lungs from a variety of insults.
  • Acetylcysteine 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.
  • Acetylcysteine effervescent instant is a new pharmaceutical form that ensures optimum stability, rapid dissolution, maximal absorption, high bioavailability in a perfectly calibrated dosage.

Indications:
  • Disorders of the respiratory tract associated with excessive viscous mucous such as in bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis and the routine cleansing of tracheostomies
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Mucoviscidosis
  • Manifestations associated with smoking & exposure to other irritant inhalers

Precautions:
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 drink immediately
Adults .............................. One sachet three time daily
Children ........................... 1/2 sachet three time daily

Adverse effects:
Nausea, vomiting, heart burn and diarrhea have been rarely reported

Storage:
Keep at temp. not exceeding 30°C.
Keep medicine out of reach of children.

Presentation:
Box of 10 sachets
Box of 20 sachets

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