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Fluimucil Tablet

Name: Fluimucil Tablet
Manufacturer: Modi Mundi Pharma Pvt Ltd
MRP: Rs. 150.00
Unit Price: Rs. 15.00
Package Price: Rs. 150.00 (Qty.: 10)
Package Form: Strip
Medicine Form: Tablet

What is Fluimucil?

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.

Composition of Fluimucil:

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.

What is Fluimucil Used for?

Fluimucil is indicated in the following health conditions:

  • Emphysema
  • Fibrosis of lungs
  • Bronchitis
  • Antidote to combat toxic effects of Paracetamol

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.

Side effects of Fluimucil:

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:

  • Skin rash
  • Itching
  • Redness of skin
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fluctuating blood pressure

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.

Precautions for Fluimucil Consumption:

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:

  • Patients who have history of asthma, gastro-intestinal ulcers, Acetylcysteine allergy, should refrain from consumption of Fluimucil.
  • Patients who are consuming any Paracetamol containing medicine should inform their doctor if they require to consume Fluimucil as well.
  • Pregnant women and new mothers who are breast feeding their baby should avoid using Fluimucil unless it is prescribed by a doctor.
  • Medicines used to treat cough and other respiratory disorders tend to interact with Fluimucil. Patients who require to take both medicines together should consult with their doctor.
  • Pediatric dose of Fluimucil is much lesser than that required for adults. Children should be given this medicine only after consulting with a pediatrician.

These and any other instructions given by the doctor should be followed by patients till they complete the entire course of Fluimucil.

Fluimucil Alternatives:

Other drugs having similar composition to Fluimucil can be used as an alternative to this drug. Names of few such drugs are mentioned below:

  • Mucinac Tablet
  • Nacfil Tablet
  • Easynac Tablet
  • Oxitres Tablet
  • Mucotab Tablet

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.

Fluimucil FAQs:

  • Which respiratory disorders do not respond to Fluimucil?
    Lung infections like T.B. and pneumonia, will not respond to Fluimucil. They require antibiotic therapy for complete treatment, and Fluimucil may be used for symptomatic relief.

  • How is Fluimucil tablet consumed?
    Fluimucil is an effervescent tablet and therefore should be consumed by dissolving it in water. Water used to prepare the medicine should not be too hot or too cold, else it tends to ruin the medicinal effect of Fluimucil.