Pneumotyl

Pneumotyl

acetylcysteine

Manufacturer:

Hermes

Distributor:

Natrapharm
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Acetylcysteine
Indications/Uses
Secretolytic therapy in acute & chronic bronchopulmonary diseases accompanied by impaired formation & transport of mucus.
Dosage/Direction for Use
200 mg Adult & adolescent from 14 yr 1 tab bid-tid (equiv to 400-600 mg/day). Childn & adolescent 6-14 yr 1 tab bid (equiv to 400 mg/day). Childn 2-5 yr ½ tab bid-tid (equiv to 200-300 mg/day). 600 mg Adult & adolescent from 14 yr ½ tab bid or 1 tab once daily (equiv to 600 mg/day). Duration of use: Not >4-5 days.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Dissolve tab in a glass of water.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Active peptic ulceration. Childn <2 yr.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ bronchial asthma & anamnestic ulcers. Perform appropriate measures (eg, drainage & aspiration) if patient is unable to expectorate sufficiently. Pregnancy & lactation.
Drug Interactions
May cause a dangerous secretory congestion w/ antitussives. Inactivation of antibiotics. May potentiate vasodilatory effect of nitroglycerin.
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
Pneumotyl effervescent tab 200 mg
Packing/Price
20's (P304/box)
Form
Pneumotyl effervescent tab 600 mg
Packing/Price
10's (P232/box)
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