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Consuming alcohol with iscotin does not cause any harmful side effects.
iscotin is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there... View More
iscotin is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
iscotin does not usually affect your ability to drive.
iscotin is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of iscotin may not be needed in th... View More
iscotin is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of iscotin may not be needed in the... View More
iscotin is a prescription medicine used for reducing mucous secretion in various lung diseases like bronchitis, asthma and emphysema. It is also used to... View More
Uses of iscotin
- Respiratory disease with excessive mucus
Side effects of iscotin
- Gastrointestinal discomfort
How to use iscotin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. iscotin may be taken with ... View More
How iscotin works
iscotin is a mucolytic medication. It works by thinning the mucus (phlegm) making it easier to cough out. Thus, it clears the air passages and makes bre... View More
What if you forget to take iscotin?
If you miss a dose of iscotin, please consult your doctor.
- You have been prescribed iscotin for the treatment of various respiratory conditions associated with excessive mucus production.
- It has a smelly odor. This is normal and does not indicate that the medicine has changed.
- Dissolve the effervescent tablet in half a glass of water. Drink the solution immediately.
- Drink plenty of fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
Oral As a mucolytic Adult: As effervescent granules or tablets: 200 mg tid. Paracetamol poisoning Adult: After gastric lavage or induction of emes... View More
Drug stability and safety of acetylcysteine when mixed with other drugs in a nebulizer have not been established.
Asthmatic patients, history of bronchospasm, peptic ulceration. Pregnancy, lactation. Lactation: Unknown whether agent is excreted in milk; use with ... View More
Acetylcysteine may decrease the viscosity of secretions by splitting of disulphide bonds in mucoproteins. It also promotes the detoxification of an inte... View More
Oral As a mucolytic Child: As effervescent granules or tablets: 2-7 yr: 200 mg bid; <2 yr: 200 mg daily. Paracetamol poisoning Child: After gastri... View More
Tuberculosis, Chronic emphysema, Paracetamol poisoning, Bronchiectasis, Pneumonia, Atelectasis, Cystic fibrosis, Tracheostomy care, during anaesthesia
Pregnancy Category Note
Flushing, fever, stomatitis, nausea, vomiting, rhinorrhoea, bronchospasm, anaphylactoid reactions, rashes. Rarely, blurred vision, bradycardia, syncope,... View More
Acetylcysteine is contraindicated in those patients who are sensitive to it.
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More