Mucosil

Active Ingredient(s): Acetylcysteine
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold



Mucosil Overview

Acetylcysteine is a synthetic N-acetyl derivative of the amino acid L-cysteine, a precursor of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione. Acetylcysteine regenerates liver stores of glutathione. This agent also reduces disulfide bonds in mucoproteins, resulting in liquification of mucus. Some evidence suggests that acetylcysteine may exert an anti-apoptotic effect due to its antioxidant activity, possibly preventing cancer cell development or growth. In addition, acetylcysteine has inhibited viral s...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acetylcysteine

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Acetylcysteine
  • Injection: 20%, 6gm/30ml (200mg/ml)
  • Solution: 10%, 20%
  • Tablet: 500mg
  • Tablet, Effervescent: 2.5gm, 2.5mg, 500mg
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