Trade name: Cilol
Strength: 1 g per 5 ml
Active ingredient: Acetylcysteine
Category: Acetylcysteine is a mucolytic agent when given as inhalation.
Pregnancy category: Acetylcysteine belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: B2 And US FDA pregnancy category B.
Uses: Mucohelp 1 g injection is used as antidote for acetaminophen (paracetamol) overdose.
How to use: Mucohelp 1 g injection is given by doctor. It is given as infusion for few hours. It is given as 3 separate doses. This medicine should be given with in 8 hours of acetaminophen overdosage to prevent hepatic injury.
Side Effects: Nausea and vomiting, drowsiness, fever, Cold, runny nose
Dosage: The dosage is depend on the body weight. It is decided by your doctor for treating the paracetamol overdose. It is given in 3 divided doses as loading dose, second dose, third dose.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: October 18th, 2016
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