ACETYLCYSTEINE Fluimucil 100 milligrams / 5 milliliters
Generic Name: ACETYLCYSTEINE
Brand Name: Fluimucil
Dosage Strength: 100 milligrams / 5 milliliters
Dosage Form: Syrup
WHAT IS THE MEDICINE USED FOR?
(Indication)Treatment of respiratory affections characterized by thick and viscous hypersecretions: acute and chronic bronchitis and its exacerbations, pulmonary emphysema, mucoviscidosis and bronchiectasis.
HOW MUCH AND HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU USE THIS MEDICINE?
(Dosage)Children (2 years old and above): 5mL of FLUIMUCIL Syrup (one teasepoonful) equivalent to 100mg acetylcysteine, 2 to 4 times daily, according to age. The duration of treatment should be 5 to 10 days in the acute phase, but it may be continued in the chronic state for several months, according to the advice of the physician.
For Chronic Diseases:
Children 6 to 14 years: 5mL (teaspoonful) 3 times daily
Adult 10mL (two teaspoonful) two times daily
(Precautions)Asthmatic patients. Patients w/ history of peptic ulceration.
(Adverse Reactions)Rarely, urticaria, bronchospasm, nausea, vomiting.
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