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Revised: 6/2014

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 DS50%
 Active ingredient:
L-Carbocisteine
 Dosage form:
dry syrup, white particulates powder
 Print on wrapping:
(face)ムコダインDS50%, 1g, KP-364
(reverse side)MUCODYNE DS 50%, 1g, KP-364

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), secretory otitis media (drainage purpose only for children).

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

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
  • 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))
  • For adults: In general, prepare the suspension each time, and take 1.0 g or 1 sachet (500 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day.
    For infants/children: In general, prepare the suspension each time, and take 0.02 g/kg (10 mg/kg of the active ingredient) of the body weight at a time, 3 times a day.
    For both, dosage may be adjusted according to your disease/age/symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you mix this medicine with water, take it promptly.
  • If you miss 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. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include loss of appetite, diarrhea, stomachache, rash, eczema, erythema, edema, fever and respiratory distress. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
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]
  • malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin/whites of the eyes [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
  • respiratory distress, edema, hives [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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