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SOLMUX

 

CONTENT

Carbocisteine

 

USES

Relief of cough associated w/ excessive & tenacious sputum or phlegm as in acute & chronic bronchitis, COPD, otitis media w/ effusion & glue ear.

 

DOSAGE

  • All doses to be taken 8 hourly (except for infant drops ie 6 hourly)
  • Capsule
    • Adult & children >12 yr 1 cap. Forte
  • Suspension
    • Adult & children >12 yr 5 mL. 100 mg/5 mL
  • Pedia syrup
    • Should be taken with food
    • Children 8-12 yr 15 mL, 4-7 yr 10 mL, 2-3 yr 5 mL. 200 mg/5 mL
    • Ped suspension Children 8-12 yr 7.5 mL, 4-7 yr 5 mL, 2-3 yr 2.6 mL
    • Infant drops Infant 1-2 yr 1.5 mL.

 

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Peptic ulcer

 

PRECAUTIONS

  • History of gastric or duodenal ulcer & GI bleeding
  • If you are planning to be pregnant or think you may be pregnant, discuss the risks and benefits of use with your doctor.
  • Before breast-feeding, consult your physician.

 

SIDE EFFECTS / ADVERSE REACTIONS

  • Nausea
  • diarrhea
  • gastric discomfort
  • GI bleeding & skin rash
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • palpitations
  • mild hypoglycemia
  • dry mouth
  • flatulence
  • atrial fibrillation

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