Mucotyle 200 mg injection: Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: SG Pharma

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Trade name: Cilol

Strength: 200 mg per ml

Type: Injection

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: Mucotyle 200 mg injection is used as antidote for acetaminophen (paracetamol) overdose.

How to use: Mucotyle 200 mg 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

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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: : team

Date last updated: October 18th, 2016

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