Flemex-AC/Flemex-AC OD

Flemex-AC/Flemex-AC OD

acetylcysteine

Manufacturer:

Medinova

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Acetylcysteine
Indications/Uses
Flemex-AC Mucolytic for acute & chronic affections of the resp tract w/ mucous & mucopurulent secretions. Flemex-AC OD Reduces viscosity of secretion from resp tract. Antidote for paracetamol overdosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Flemex-AC Adult 200 mg tid for 5-10 days. Childn >2 yr 100 mg bid-tid. Flemex-AC OD Adult & childn >6 yr Reduce viscosity of secretions 600 mg once-bid. Paracetamol overdosage antidote Administer w/in 8 hr of paracetamol ingestion & may still be effective when given 24 hr or longer after ingestion. Loading dose: When given as 5% soln, 140 mg/kg followed by a maintenance dose of 70 mg/kg every 4 hr for 17 doses. Repeat dose if patient vomits the loading or maintenance dose w/in 1 hr of administration.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Dissolve in ½ glass of water.
Contraindications
Flemex-AC OD Phenylketonuria.
Special Precautions
Flemex-AC Asthma.
Adverse Reactions
Flemex-AC OD Slight GI disturbances (nausea, dyspepsia, pyrosis).
Drug Interactions
Flemex-AC OD Administer w/ 1-2 hr apart from other oral antibiotics other than amoxicillin, doxycycline & thiamphenicol to avoid possible interaction w/ thiol group.
ATC Classification
R05CB01 - acetylcysteine ; Belongs to the class of mucolytics. Used in the treatment of wet cough.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Flemex-AC OD effervescent tab 600 mg
Packing/Price
10's;30's
Form
Flemex-AC granules for oral soln 200 mg
Packing/Price
60 × 1's
Form
Flemex-AC granules for oral soln 100 mg
Packing/Price
30 × 1's
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