Active ingredients- Acetylcysteine
Fluimucil (Acetylcysteine) is from the group of mucolytics administered for treating wet cough.
Fluimucil (Acetylcysteine) uses/ indications
It may be indicated for treating severe and chronic respiratory tract infection with plenty of mucus discharge.
It may as well be used for other ailments not listed above.
Dosage and administration
Fluimucil (Acetylcysteine) can be taken with our without food but advisable to use it after food to avoid gastrointestinal problems.
Oral solution / Effervescent tab
For Adult patients- 600 mg every day (if possible during bedtime) or 200 mg at regular intervals.
Children -100 mg at regular intervals depending on the age. Dilute the tablet or content of packet in a 75 ml of water .
Inhalant -Nebulize 1 amp 1 to 2 times every day for a duration of 5 to 10 days.
IM injection-1 amp 1 to 2 times every day.
Small children - 300 mg every day (if possible during bedtime) or 100 mg at regular intervals.
IV Adult- 1 amp at regular intervals.
Children- 1 to 1½ amp at regular intervals. It is suggested to thin IV injection with a 5% glucose solution or 0.9% NaCl solution.
- Patients allergic to Acetylcysteine or any of its active ingredients.
- Should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver and kidney dysfunction.
- Discuss the risk and benefits associated with Fluimucil (Acetylcysteine) before use during pregnancy and lactation. Use only if the benefit outweighs the risk involved.
- Patients suffering from Asthma.
- Subjects with past records of peptic ulceration.
Category B: Either animal reproduction researched have not recognized a fetal risk however there are no regularized reports in animal-reproduction or pregnant women studies have demonstrated an undesirable reaction (other than a decline in productiveness) that was not established in regularized reports in women in the first trimester .
Fluimucil side effects
Common side effects
Nausea, headache, vomiting and other GI disorders which pass away with time. Consult a physician in case any such side effects become persistent and bothersome.
Rare side effects
Urticaria, queasiness, sickness and bronchospasm.
Fluimucil Inhalant: Stomatitis and Rhinitis.
Stop using Fluimucil (Acetylcysteine) immediately and consult a doctor in case any of these side effects occur.