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Mucocys 200mg Injection

Mucocys 200mg Injection

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Medilife Healthcare

Consume Type

PARENTERAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

About Mucocys 200mg Injection

Mucocys 200mg Injection is used to treat Paracetamol (acetaminophen) overdose and prevent liver injury. Paracetamol overdose may occur when the person takes more than 8 Paracetamol tablets in 24 hours accidentally or when intended to cause self-harm. If it is not treated promptly with an antidote, a significant overdose can lead to liver failure.

Mucocys 200mg Injection contains Acetylcysteine, which works by restoring the levels of glutathione, a chemical that eliminates toxic substances.

Mucocys 200mg Injection will be administered by a healthcare professional; do not self-administer. Some people may experience inflammation and pain at the injection site, nausea, vomiting, fever, excessive shivering, sweating, bruising, or bleeding more easily than normal. Most of these side effects of Mucocys 200mg Injection do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor. 

If you are allergic to Mucocys 200mg Injection or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Mucocys 200mg Injection is given to children in doses advised by a doctor based on the child’s age and weight. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking Mucocys 200mg Injection. If you are about to undergo any surgery, inform the anaesthetist or surgeon that you are being treated with Mucocys 200mg Injection.

Uses of Mucocys 200mg Injection

Treatment of Paracetamol overdose

Medicinal Benefits

Mucocys 200mg Injection is an antidote for Paracetamol (acetaminophen) overdose. It works by restoring the body’s glutathione, a chemical that eliminates toxic substances. Also, it protects the liver from damage caused due to high levels of paracetamol. Mucocys 200mg Injection is very effective when given within 10 hours of paracetamol overdose.

Directions for Use

Mucocys 200mg Injection will be administered by a healthcare professional; do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Mucocys 200mg Injection

  • Inflammation and pain at the injection site
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Excessive shivering
  • Sweating
  • Bruising or bleeding more easily than normal

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to Mucocys 200mg Injection or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Mucocys 200mg Injection is given to children in doses advised by a doctor based on the child’s age and weight. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking Mucocys 200mg Injection. If you are about to undergo any surgery, inform the anaesthetist or surgeon/dentist that you are being treated with Mucocys 200mg Injection. If you have a history of stomach ulcers or have asthma, inform your doctor before taking Mucocys 200mg Injection.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines obtained with or without prescription, including herbal medicines.

Drug-Food Interaction: No interactions were found.

Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have a history of stomach ulcers or have asthma/ difficulty breathing, kidney or liver problems, inform your doctor before taking Mucocys 200mg Injection.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Do not take more than the Paracetamol dose mentioned on the label or prescribed by the doctor. 
  • Avoid giving Paracetamol to your child unless it is necessary for their fever or pain. 
  • For children below 2 years, use Paracetamol only in the dose advised by the doctor based on the child’s body weight.
  • Limit or avoid alcohol consumption.

Special Advise

Mucocys 200mg Injection may give a false positive result with reagent dipstick tests for urinary ketones. Therefore, inform the lab technician that you are taking Mucocys 200mg Injection before undergoing any laboratory tests. 

Disease/Condition Glossary

Paracetamol overdose: It may occur when the person takes more than 8 Paracetamol tablets in 24 hours accidentally or when intended to cause self-harm. If it is not treated promptly with an antidote, significant overdose can lead to liver failure. The symptoms of Paracetamol overdose include vomiting and nausea after a few hours of taking an overdose, and after 24 hours, there may be jaundice (yellowing of the whites of skin and eyes) and pain under the ribs on the right side. Also, it may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and loss of appetite.

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Alcohol

Caution

Interaction of alcohol with Mucocys 200mg Injection is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol with Mucocys 200mg Injection.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Mucocys 200mg Injection is given to pregnant women only if the doctor thinks the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Mucocys 200mg Injection is given to breastfeeding mothers only if the doctor thinks the benefits are greater than the risks.

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Driving

Safe if prescribed

Mucocys 200mg Injection usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

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Liver

Caution

Mucocys 200mg Injection should be used with caution if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. Your doctor will decide to administer Mucocys 200mg Injection if the benefits are greater than the risks.

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Kidney

Caution

Mucocys 200mg Injection should be used with caution if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. Your doctor will decide to administer Mucocys 200mg Injection if the benefits are greater than the risks.

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Children

Caution

Mucocys 200mg Injection is given to children in doses advised by a doctor based on child’s age and weight.

Country of origin

India
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FAQs

Mucocys 200mg Injection is used to treat Paracetamol (acetaminophen) overdose and prevent liver injury.
Mucocys 200mg Injection works by restoring the body’s glutathione, a chemical that eliminates toxic substances. Thus, it helps in the treatment of Paracetamol overdose.
You are recommended to inform your doctor or dentist that you have been treated with Mucocys 200mg Injection if you are due to undergo any surgery or dental procedure because it may alter the effects of certain medicines that are used during anaesthesia.
Mucocys 200mg Injection may interfere with reagent dipstick tests for urinary ketones giving false positive results. Therefore, if you are about to undergo any laboratory tests, inform your doctor or lab technician that you are taking Mucocys 200mg Injection.
Mucocys 200mg Injection may cause allergic reactions in some people. It is not necessary for everyone taking Mucocys 200mg Injection to have allergic reactions. However, if you notice a skin rash, itching, flushing, difficulty breathing or swelling of the face, inform your doctor immediately.

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