Mucinac is a medication used to treat acetaminophen overdose and to loosen thick mucus such as obstructive pulmonary disease or cystic fibrosis
Mucinac-600 mg (Acetylcysteine)
Mucinac is a medication used to treat acetaminophen overdose and to loosen thick mucus such as obstructive pulmonary disease or cystic fibrosis. It is one of the essential medicines given on the list of WHO, the most important medicines required in the basic health system. Acetylcysteine was patented in 1960 and licensed for use in 1968. It is available as a generic medicine and is not very expensive.
Mucinac general information
What is Mucinac used for?
Mucinac tablet is used as an antidote for acute acetaminophen poisoning and repeated supratherapeutic ingestion of acetaminophen. It is used as a combination mucolytic treatment in patients with abnormal or viscid mucous secretion in acute and chronic bronchopulmonary disease. The drug is also indicated for pulmonary complications of surgery and cystic fibrosis.
How does Mucinac work?
Mucinac is the brand name for Acetylcysteine, a mucolytic agent viscid or abnormal mucus secretion. It is also used as an antibody for acute acetaminophen toxicity and may be used to prevent kidney failure induced by a reaction to the radio-contrast eye. The active ingredient Acetylcysteine works by increasing glutathione levels and binding with the toxic breakdown products of acetaminophen.
What are the different doses of Mucinac?
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What does Mucinac contain?
Mucinac 600 mg contains the active ingredient Acetylcysteine, which is a synthetic N-acetyl derivative of the endogenous amino acid L-cysteine, a precursor of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione. Each Mucinac tablet contains 600 mg of Acetylcysteine.
What are the side effects of Mucinac?
Mucinac tablets are well tolerated, but it is always possible that you may experience side effects. The most common side effects include hypotension, nausea, vomiting, pruritus, tachycardia, bronchospasm, and angioedema, etc.
What medications interact with Mucinac?
Mucinac has not been shown to interfere significantly with other medicines. If you are presently taking medicine, whether prescribed or non-prescribed, tell your physician or pharmacist. Also, ask your physician, if Mucinac may interact with other drugs that you take. Check with your physician before you start, stop or change the dose of any drug.
When should Mucinac not be used?
- Mucinac should not be given to patients with known hypersensitivity to Acetylcysteine or other ingredients present in the medicine.
- Also, it should not be administered in patients with porphyria.
How should Mucinac be taken?
Always take medicine exactly as described in this medication guide or as your physician has told you.
To treat adults and adolescents, aged 14 years and older, the recommended dose is 600 mg effervescent tablet once daily. Dissolve the Mucinac effervescent tablet in half a glass of water and drink the mixture straight away. Do not skip doses or stop using Mucinac tablets suddenly. If you stop the treatment suddenly, you may make your condition worse. If accidentally you take an overdose of this medicine, then you must inform your physician immediately. In case if you feel any discomfort visit the physician immediately. An accidental overdose of Mucinac may cause symptoms like diarrhea, vomiting, and nausea, etc.
How long should you take Mucinac?
Do not take Mucinac 600 mg for longer than 8 to 10 days without consulting your physician.
Missed dose of Mucinac
If you have forgotten to take Mucinac 600 mg effervescent tablet and it is almost time for next scheduled dose, skip the forgotten tablet and continue the regular dosing schedule.
How should Mucinac be stored?
The tablets should be stored at room temperature. Keep it out of the reach of children and away from pets. Avoid exposure to light, moisture, and heat. Do not place it in the bathroom or near a sink.