carbocisteine


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carbocisteine

A drug used to disperse excess mucus or to treat GLUE EAR in children. A brand name is Mycodyne.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Sodium chloride 7% was another drug which went on display at the ceremony today and is recommended for use in patients aged six years of age and over with a respiratory condition leading to retained bronchopulmonary secretions and where usual treatment (physiotherapy airway clearance, adequate systemic hydration, dornase alpha for those with CF, carbocisteine where indicated) isn't sufficiently effective.
Its carbocisteine content makes phlegm less sticky and easier to expel.
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today announced that Mucodyne, generic name Carbocisteine is effective for preventing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).