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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 :
MUCOSOLATE L45 Capsules
 Active ingredient:
Ambroxol hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
pale yellow capsule, white-yellowish white granules (size: 3)
 Print on wrapping:
MUCOSOLATE L, TYK314, ムコソレートL, ムコソレートL45

Effects of this medicine

This medicine shows increase of mucous fibers in the sputum by promoting the production of surface active materials from the alveolar cells, and makes sputum easier to cough up.
It is usually used for the improvement of difficulty in expectoration of sputum in bronchial diseases such as bronchitis or bronchial asthma; pulmonary tuberculosis; pneumoconiosis; and after surgery.

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 capsule (45 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once daily. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Take a dose as soon as possible when you remember that you missed a dose. However, it is needed to take an interval of at least 4 hours before the next dose. DO NOT take double doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you took too much of the medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking the 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: angioedema (face edema, eyelid edema, lip edema, etc.), rash, hives, urticarial erythema, itch, etc.
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.
  • facial pallor/flop sweat, breathing difficulty, hives  [anaphylactoid symptoms]
  • fever, redness/sores of the mucous membrane, erythema  [Stevens-Johnson syndrome]
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.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.