Fluifort

Fluifort

carbocisteine

Manufacturer:

Eurodrug

Distributor:

Pacific Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Carbocysteine lysine monohydrate
Indications/Uses
Treatment of acute & chronic disorders of upper & lower resp tract eg, COPD. Prevention of acute exacerbations associated w/ chronic obstructive bronchitis. ENT disorders eg, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, laryngitis, rhinitis, rhinopharyngitis, sinusitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Syr Adult 30 mL once daily or 15 mL bid. Childn >5 yr 5 mL bid, 1-5 yr 2.5 mL bid. May be increased to tid in adult & childn. Sachet Adult 1 sachet/day. May be used by diabetics.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Sachet: Dissolve contents in ½ glass of water & drink.
Contraindications
Gastric or duodenal ulcer. Phenylketonuria (sachet contains aspartame).
Special Precautions
Diabetic patients (syr). Childn (sachet). Pregnancy (1st trimester), lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Gastralgia, nausea, diarrhea, mild to moderate & transient dizziness.
ATC Classification
R05CB03 - carbocisteine ; Belongs to the class of mucolytics. Used in the treatment of wet cough.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Fluifort syr 9 g/100 mL
Packing/Price
120 mL x 1's;40 mL x 1's
Form
Fluifort powd for oral soln 2.7 g
Packing/Price
50 × 1's;6 × 1's
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