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Revised: 8/2008

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
MUCODYNE Tablets 500mg
 Active ingredient:
L-carbocisteine
 Dosage form:
white tablet (major axis 15.1mm, minor axis 6.6mm, 5.7mm thick)
 Print on wrapping:
face:ムコダイン 錠500mg, 500, KP-777
reverse side:MUCODYNE Tab. 500mg, ムコダイン 500

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is an airway mucus adjuster, and agent to keep the normal mucosa that helps excrete phlegm/nasal mucus to relieve stuffed nose.
It is usually used to treat inflammation of upper respiratory tract, acute bronchitis, bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pulmonary tuberculosis (expectoration purpose), chronic sinusitis (drainage purpose).

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • General dosage regimen: For adults, take 1 tablet (500mg of the active ingredient) 3 times a day. Dosage may be adjusted according to your disease/age/symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • If you missed a dose, take a dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. DO NOT take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you took too much of this medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: loss of appetite, diarrhea, stomachache, rash, eczema, erythema, swelling, fever, respiratory distress.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • red-eye, rash/redness/fluid-filled blisters appear on skin/mouth area, fever, sore throat [mucocutaneous ocular syndrome, toxic epidermal necrosis]
  • fatigue, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin/eyes [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
  • respiratory distress, edema, urticaria [shock, anaphylaxis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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