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Revised: 9/2016

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 :
C-Cysten Fine Granules 50%
 Active ingredient:
L-Carbocisteine
 Dosage form:
white fine granule
 Print on wrapping:
C-チステン細粒50%, C-CYSTEN, 50%・1.0g, TSU271

Effects of this medicine

This is an agent to regulate airway mucus and normalize mucosa. It suppresses hyperplasia of mucus secretion cells in bronchial mucosa and shows expectoration effect to ease excreting sputum and runny nose and relieve nasal congestion.
It is usually used for expectoration in upper airway inflammation/acute bronchitis/bronchial asthma/chronic bronchitis/bronchiectasis/pulmonary tuberculosis, and pus discharge of chronic sinusitis.

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))
  • In general, for adults, take 1 g or 1 packet (500 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to disease, age and symptoms of the patient. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow 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, abdominal pain, 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.
  • bloodshot eyes and rash/flare/blister of skin or around mouth, fever, sore throat [mucocutaneous-ocular syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis]
  • malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
  • respiratory distress, edema, hives [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
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 of 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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