30 mg Tablets
(a) Active Ingredients
Each Mucosolvan tablet contains
ambroxol hydrochloride 30mg.
(b) Inactive Ingredients
Mucosolvan tablet also contains
lactose, maize starch, colloidal silica and magnesium sterate.
(c) What Mucosolvan is used
Mucosolvan is used in conditions
where there are lot of thick secretions or mucus in your air passages.
Mucosolvan contains ambroxol
hydrochloride, which helps to clear the chest by thinning the mucus in your
(d) Taking Mucosolvan
The recommended dose for adults
is 1 tablet 3 times daily
For better effect, you may
administer 2 tablets 2 times daily. The tablets should be taken after meals
Mucosolvan liquid formulation is
available for children.
Mucosolvan is not recommended for
children under 2 years of age without medical advice.
The use of Mucosolvan without
medical supervision is not intended in patients who suffer from such
Medical advice should be sought
if the symptoms last longer than 14 days and/or if the symptoms increase in
spite of treatment with Mucosolvan.
* When you must not take
Do not use Mucosolvan if you are
allergic to ambroxol or to any or the other ingredients in Mucosolvan.
If you are not sure if you have
these allergies, you should raise those concerns with your doctor or
You should not use Mucosolvan
after the EXPIRY DATE on the carton or container.
* Before you start to take
Before taking Mucosolvan, you
must tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have, or have had, any of the
following conditions :
– Liver problems
– Kidney problems
Before using mucosolvan it is
important to tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other
medicines, obtained with or without a doctor's prescription.
Mucosolvan may increase the
amount of antibiotic penetration. Antibiotics are medicines used to treat
* Side effects
You should be aware that all
medicines carry some risks and that all possible risks may not be known at
this stage despite thorough testing.
Ask for the advise of your doctor
or pharmacist if you have any concerns about the effects of taking
Occasional, milkd side effects
from Mucosolvan include :
– A feeling of fullness in the
stomach ( a bloated feeling ).
Very rarely serious
allergic reactions have occurred with the use of Mucosolvan. Symptoms of
allergic reactions may include :
– Skin rashes,
– Difficulty in breathing
– Swelling of the face, lips,
mouth, tongue or throat which may cause difficulty swallowing or breathing.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist as
soon as possible if you experience any side effects during or after taking
Mucosolvan, so that these may be properly treated. In addition, unexpected
effects, not listed above, can occur with any medicine.
You should tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you notice anything unusual, during or after taking Mucosolvan.
Ask for your doctor's advice if
you are pregnant, or likely to become pregnant during your course of
Special care is recommended
during pregnancy, especially during the first 3 months of pregnancy. The
benefits of Mucosolvan must be assessed against possible effects on your
Ask for your doctor's advice if
you are breastfeeding, or likely to breastfeed during your course of
The benefits of Mucosolvan must
be assessed against possible effects on your child.
* If you have taken too much
Seek medical advice if you have
taken more than the recommended or prescribed dose of Mucosolvan.
Advice can be provided by a
doctor or pharmacist.
(f) Storage condition
Mucosolvan should be kept in a
dry place where the temperature stays below 30°C.