Actein愛克痰

Actein

acetylcysteine

Manufacturer:

Synmosa

Distributor:

Synmosa
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Acetylcysteine
Indications/Uses
Reduce the viscosity of the secretion of mucous membrane of resp tract. Adjuvant treatment in certain clinical conditions characterized by the presence of thick & viscous mucoid or mucopurulent secretions eg, chronic bronchopulmonary diseases (COPD, emphysema w/ bronchitis, chronic asthmatic bronchitis, bronchiectasis), acute bronchopulmonary disease (asthma w/ bronchial mucus plugging, bronchitis, bronchopneumonia, tracheobronchitis, bronchiolitis, pulmonary complications of cystic fibrosis, pulmonary complications associated w/ surgery).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Effervescent tab 1 tab once daily. Granules 100 mg Adult & childn >6 yr 2 sachet bd-tds. Childn 2-5 yr 1 sachet bd-tds; <2 yr Medical supervision is recommended. Duration of treatment: 5-10 days in acute treatment; may be continued for several mth in chronic states. Granule 200 mg Adult & childn >7 yr 1 sachet tds. Childn 2-7 yr 1 sachet bd.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Dissolve 1 tab/granule in ½ glass of water. Take after evening meal.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Effervescent tab Phenylketonuria.
Special Precautions
Patients who increase of secretion of bronchus; asthma or a history of bronchospasm; bronchial asthma, chronic bronchopulmonary diseases, acute bronchopulmonary diseases. Elderly. Effervescent tab Sulfur odor on opening the effervescent tab. Better not to mix w/ other drugs to avoid possible interaction w/ thiol groups.
Adverse Reactions
Slight GI disturbances (nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia).
MIMS Class
Cough & Cold Preparations
ATC Classification
R05CB01 - acetylcysteine ; Belongs to the class of mucolytics. Used in the treatment of wet cough.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Actein effervescent tab 600 mg
Packing/Price
30's
Form
Actein granules for oral soln 100 mg
Packing/Price
5 g x 200 × 1's
Form
Actein granules for oral soln 200 mg
Packing/Price
3 g x 200 × 1's
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