Drug ID: 3d00000032
Drug Name: Carbocisteine
Generic Names: Mucodyne (375 mg) | Mucodyne | Mucodyne 150 | Mucodyne (100 ml) | Mucodyne (150 mg) | Actithiol Antihistaminico | Actithiol | Amavita Carbocistein | Anatac | Arbistin | Balsoclase | Betaphlem | Broncathiol | Bronchette | Bronchobos | Bronchokod | Broncho-Pectoralis Carbocisteine | Bronchothiol | Broncoclar | Broncomucil | Broncotusilan | Bronkirex | Bronquial-Om | Broxolflem | Carbocist | Carbocisteina Actavis | Carbocisteina Almus | More
Category: Cough and Cold Preparations
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
Indication for Mother: Category C :
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Recommended Dose: Initial: The recommended dose is 750 mg 3 times/day, then 1.5 g/day in divided doses.
Recommended In: This medication is a mucolytic agent, prescribed for reduction of sputum viscosity. It reduces the thickness of sputum and make easier to cough up.
Directions For Use: It comes as a capsule and syrup to take by mouth, with food.
Storage: Store it at room temperature.
Dosage Forms: Capsule | Syrup
Side Effects: Nausea, gastric discomfort, GI bleeding and skin rash.
In Case of Overdose: Taking too much carbocisteine may cause an upset stomach.
People who have taken too much Carbocisteine should tell a doctor or go to a hospital casualty department straight away.
Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with history of ulcer, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Contraindicated in patients with active ulcer.
Drug Interaction: No significant drug interaction are observed yet.