Fluimucil is a drug which helps in loosening the mucus which accumulates along the walls of respiratory tubes. This action of the drug helps in throwing out any phlegm that might have accumulated within the lungs, wind pipe, throat.
Fluimucil tablet is composed of Acetylcysteine. This is the medicinal component of the drug which is responsible for loosening of the mucus. Along with it, excipients are present which help the active component of drug to perform its therapeutic action. Excipients are neutral substances which act as a medium of transport for the drug to act. They do not interfere with the medicinal action of the drug.
Fluimucil is indicated in the following health conditions:
Fluimucil should be used only with a physician's prescription. Patients should refrain from buying the drug directly from a pharmacy when it has not been recommended by a doctor.
Every drug tends to produce some side effects in some patients occasionally. They may not be observed every time in every case, but patients should be aware of them. Some side effects of Fluimucil are mentioned below:
If patients observe any of the above mentioned side effects or other undesirable effects after Fluimucil consumption, they should stop the medicine immediately and inform their doctor.
Fluimucil should be consumed only when prescribed by a physician. Mentioned below are a few instructions which should be followed by patients who are on a dose of Fluimucil:
These and any other instructions given by the doctor should be followed by patients till they complete the entire course of Fluimucil.
Other drugs having similar composition to Fluimucil can be used as an alternative to this drug. Names of few such drugs are mentioned below:
It should be remembered that patients should not switch from Fluimucil to any other drug mentioned above, unless they are told to do so by a physician.