Erdosteine is used to treat chronic bronchitis (a condition where your airways are inflamed and produce a lot of mucus).
Take Erdosteine exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
You may take this medicine with or without food. Swallow the capsule whole with a glass of water. Try to take it at the same time each day.
The dose of Erdosteine will be decided by your doctor. Your doctor will advise you on the treatment timeframe.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule.
DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances.
Alert your doctor if you have the following conditions:
- severe kidney disease
- severe liver disease
- stomach ulcer
as Erdosteine may not be suitable for you.
Inform your doctor if you have mild liver disease.
Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Erdosteine may cause any of the following side effects: headache, colds, taste alterations, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain, and itching or redness of the skin.
Inform your doctor if any of these side effects do not go away or are severe, or if you experience other side effects.
Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.