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    Active Ingredient
    Carbocysteine 375 mg

    Status in Israel
    OTC

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    Capsules

    20 X 375 mg

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    Dosage

    For oral use.
    Adults including the elderly: Dosage is based upon an initial daily dosage of 2250mg Carbocisteine in divided doses, reducing to 1500mg daily in divided doses when a satisfactory response is obtained e.g. two capsules/ lozenges
    three times a day reducing to one capsule/ lozenge four times a day or for normal syrup 12ml three times a day reducing to 8ml three times a day.
    Children: Mucolit 375 Capsules and Mucolit 375 honey-lemon flavor lozenges are not recommended for children. The normal daily dosage is 20mg-25/kg body weight in divided doses. It is recommended that this is achieved with Mucolit Syrup or Tiptipot Mucolit only.


    Indications

    Abnormal, viscid or inspissated mucous secretions in acute or chronic respiratory disease.


    Contra-Indications

    Known hypersensitivity, active peptic ulcer, first trimester of pregnancy.


    Special Precautions

    Discontinuing breastfeeding temporarily or withholding the drug while breastfeeding.
    See package insert (OTC).


    Side Effects

    Rare reports of skin rashes and gastrointestinal bleeding.
    See package insert (OTC).


    Manufacturer
    CTS Chemical Industries Ltd
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