It is a preparation with N-acetylcysteine for the treatment of fatty cough.
Adults: the recommended dose is 1 tablet a day, preferably in the evening. Your doctor may recommend that you change the frequency or the dose of administration but without exceeding the maximum daily dose of 600 mg. The duration of therapy ranges from 5 to 10 days.
Fluimucil mucolytic 600 mg effervescent tablet is indicated for the treatment of respiratory diseases characterised by increased production of thick and viscous mucus (thick and viscous hyper secretion).
Fluimucil Mucolytic 600 mg effervescent tablets contains the active ingredient N-acetylcysteine, which belongs to a group of medicines called mucolytics, used to facilitate the removal of mucus from the respiratory tract. Excipients: Sodium Bicarbonate, Citric Acid, Lemon Flavouring, Aspartame.
Fluimucil Mucolytic 600 mg effervescent tablet dissolves the deposits of phlegm in the infected bronchi, because of fatty cough, and allows an easier expulsion.
N-acetylcysteine exerts an intense mucolytic and condenser action on phlegm, de-polimerizing the protein complexes and nucleic acids that make it sticky; it has also an antioxidant action that inhibits oxidizing radicals and increases the defence mechanisms of respiratory membranes.
It is recommended to take Fluimucil Mucolytic 600 mg effervescent tablets with caution and always under medical supervision in the following cases:
-If you suffer from an inflammatory disease of the bronchial tubes called bronchial asthma;
-If you suffer or have suffered from contractions of bronchial muscles (bronchospasm);
-If you suffer or if you have suffered from a stomach or intestinal problem called peptic ulcers.
Laboratory tests: N-acetylcysteine can interfere with some blood and urine tests (colorimetric assay for determination of salicylates and tests to determine the ketones). Tell your doctor that you are taking this medicine before undergoing these exams.
Drug interactions: do not mix other drugs to Fluimucil Mucolytic solution. It is not suggested to take Fluimucil Mucolytic 600mg effervescent tablets with:
-medicines for coughing (antitussives), because they can lead to an accumulation of mucus inside the bronchi. It is recommended to take Fluimucil Mucolytic 600mg effervescent tablets with caution and consult your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
- activated carbon used to treat digestive disorders or to eliminate intestinal gas (flatulence), because it can reduce the efficacy of Fluimucil Mucolytic;
-medicines used to treat infections (antibiotics) taken by mouth. We recommend that you take these medicines at a distance of two hours from Fluimucil Mucolytic;
-nitroglycerine, used for certain heart disorders.
The use of this medicine together with Fluimucil Mucolytic may cause reduction of blood pressure (hypotension) and headaches (cephalalgia).
If you are pregnant, if you suspect or are planning to become pregnant, or if you are breast-feeding, please seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist before taking Fluimucil Mucolytic 600 mg effervescent tablets.