ACC effervescent tablets : instructions for use , price 100 , 200 mg , real counterparts.Instructions ACC effervescent tablets for children

Category Medications | September 18, 2016 23:01

Contents:

  • ACC tablets effervescent instructions for use
    • Product form and composition
    • Pharmacological action
    • Indications
    • Contraindications
    • Dosage
    • Side effects
    • Cautions
    • Overdose
    • Analogs ACC
    • terms and conditions of storage
    • ACC effervescent tablets price

effervescent tablets ACC relate to the pharmacological group of drugs mucolytics or expectorants drugs.They are used in complex treatment of diseases of the respiratory system, which are accompanied by the formation of a viscous and thick mucus discharge of its violation.

release form and composition

ACC Tablets are a dosage form for the preparation of the solution and its ingestion.It is readily soluble tablets which, when dissolved in water to form carbon dioxide, so they are effervescent.The main active substance of effervescent tablets - acetylcysteine.There are several dosages of the drug containing the active ingredient in one tablet of 100, 200 and 600 mg.Also, it is composed of auxiliaries, which include:

  • anhydrous citric acid.
  • sodium bicarbonate.
  • anhydrous sodium carbonate.
  • Mannitol.
  • Lactose anhydrous.
  • Ascorbic acid.
  • sodium cyclamate.
  • sodium saccharin.
  • sodium citrate.

ACC effervescent tablets are available in several packaging options - pills in the aluminum tube of 20 and 25 pieces in Valium planimetric package of 15 pieces.Different number of pills in a package preparation allows them to choose the optimal amount depending on the duration of treatment.

Pharmacological action

active substance acetylcysteine ​​effervescent tablets ACC is a chemical derivative of the amino acid cysteine.In the molecule of the compound contains sulfhydryl groups, they contribute to rupture disulfide bonds mucopolysaccharide molecules which are the basis of sputum.This reduces the viscosity and improves its removal from the airways.Acetylcysteine ​​also has several additional therapeutic effects:

  • antioxidant effect - is realized by inactivating free radicals (fragments of molecules that have in their composition one unpaired electron, so they are highly reactive and destroy the membrane and the structure of the body's cells).
  • detoxifying properties - active substance of effervescent tablets ACC increases the synthesis of glutathione in the liver, which binds and removes various toxins from the body.

When prophylactic, effervescent tablets ACC reduces the likelihood of developing acute respiratory viral infections, accompanied by a cough.

active substance due soluble form of effervescent tablets ACC rather quickly absorbed into the bloodstream from the stomach and small intestine, the therapeutic concentration is reached within 15 minutes after administration of the solution, the maximum concentration - within 1-3 hours.Acetylcysteine ​​is metabolized mostly in the liver to form cysteine ​​metabolites diatsetiltsisteina and which also possess pharmacological activity and promote liquefaction of sputum.The active substance almost completely eliminated from the body by the kidneys in the urine as inactive inorganic degradation products.The half-life (the time period after which the body is derived from the half of the total concentration of active principle) is about 3 hours.Acetylcysteine ​​partially penetrates the blood-brain barrier into the brain and spinal cord tissue.It can also enter the body of the fetus through the placenta during pregnancy and in breast milk in breast-feeding a baby.

Indications

Effervescent tablets are indicated for use in diseases of the respiratory system and respiratory tract, accompanied by viscous sputum production and its poor breeding.Such diseases include:

  • Acute bronchitis (inflammation of the bronchi) with viral respiratory infections.
  • Acute and chronic bronchitis, bacterial etiology.
  • Obstructive respiratory diseases characterized by spasm (constriction) of the bronchi and the accumulation of viscous mucus in them (in particular for the treatment of "smoker's cough").
  • Asthma - bronchi pathology allergic nature, characterized by the development of seizures with their spasm and thick products, glassy mucus in response to a hit in the body or inhaled allergens.
  • Pneumonia - inflammation in the lungs caused by various infectious agents.
  • tracheitis - inflammation of the trachea with the production of thick mucus in it.
  • bronchiectasis - a chronic pathological process with the expansion of the lumen of the bronchi and the accumulation of viscous mucus in them.
  • Cystic fibrosis - a serious genetic disorder in which the airway mucus is produced thick without inflammatory processes in them.In cystic fibrosis ACC effervescent tablets are also encouraged to take a preventive measure.

As an additional component, effervescent tablets ACC used in the treatment of infectious and inflammatory diseases of the upper respiratory tract - laryngitis (inflammation of the throat), rhinitis (inflammation of the lining of the nose), sinusitis (inflammation of the paranasal sinuses).When using effervescent tablets in the treatment of respiratory diseases and pulmonary administration of drugs which depress the cough is not recommended, as they may worsen sputum excretion and result in an accumulation in the bronchi and bronchioles.

Contraindications

Under certain pathological and physiological states of the body's use of effervescent tablets is contraindicated ACC as acetylcysteine ​​may have a negative effect.These include:

  • Individual hypersensitivity to acetylcysteine ​​or any other ancillary components of the drug, which can be expressed in a significant deterioration of the general condition.
  • malabsorption syndrome or lack of enzymes in the digestive system, responsible for the breakdown of glucose or galactose.
  • bleeding from the airways of different intensities, including hemoptysis (perhaps with pulmonary tuberculosis, malignant neoplasms of the respiratory system) - in this case acetylcysteine ​​can increase its intensity.
  • stomach ulcer or duodenal ulcer during the exacerbation - acetylcysteine ​​may provoke an increase in the severity of mucosal damage in this pathology.
  • Pregnancy at any stage and breastfeeding the baby - safety data acetylcysteine ​​to the developing fetus and infant is not, so it is advisable not to take it.

Determining whether contraindications to the use of effervescent tablets ACC should be carried out prior to its use for therapeutic purposes.

Dosage

dosing regimen set individually by the physician, depending on the severity of the pathological process, the age and general condition of the person.Recommended dosages are average:

  • age from 2 to 6 years - 100 mg 2-3 times a day.
  • Children 6 to 12 years - 100 mg 3 times a day or 200 mg 2 times a day.
  • Children over 12 and adults - 200 mg 3 times a day or 600 mg 1 time per day.

In cystic fibrosis recommended daily dosage can be increased to 800 mg, provided the child's weight more than 30 kg.Before taking the tablet is dissolved in a glass of water at room temperature.The solution was taken only after complete dissolution of the effervescent tablet.Ready solution can not be left for long periods of time, it must be taken within 2 hours of cooking.It is undesirable to take the drug on an empty stomach, as it can provoke an inflammatory response in the gastric mucosa.The average duration of a course of application of effervescent tablets ACC is 5-7 days.The course of treatment can continue attending physician on an individual basis.

Side effects

Effervescent tablets ACC generally well tolerated when administered in the form of a solution may develop a number of side effects, which include:

  • the part of the central nervous system - headache, tinnitus,
  • cardio-vascular system - tachycardia (rapid heart rate), hypotension (reduction of systemic blood pressure).
  • the part of the digestive system - nausea, sometimes vomiting, heartburn, upset his chair in the form of diarrhea (diarrhea).
  • Allergic reactions - are rare, the severity can vary.Manifested in the form of skin rashes, itching it, hives (rash and swelling of the skin that looks like a sting).In very rare cases, it may be a reaction on the part of the bronchial tubes in the form of spasm, resembling an attack of asthma.In very severe allergic reaction, anaphylactic shock develops with the development of multiple organ failure on a background of the progressive reduction in systemic blood pressure.

In the case of the onset of symptoms of adverse reactions, use of the drug should be discontinued, and seek medical advice.

Cautions

Before using ACC effervescent tablets for the treatment of diseases of the respiratory system, it is necessary to carefully read the instructions for use of the drug.Also pay attention to the following special instructions:

  • excluded combined intake of effervescent tablets ACC and antitussives that suppress the cough, as this can lead to the accumulation of mucus in the airways.
  • When combined with the antibiotic drug, acetylcysteine ​​can block their absorption into the bloodstream from the gastrointestinal tract.Therefore, taking these drugs should be carried out at intervals of a few hours.
  • acetylcysteine ​​enhances the vasodilatory effects of nitroglycerin, it is necessary to take into account in its application.
  • children under the age of 2 years, the drug can only be prescribed by a doctor in the presence of strict indications, dosage is determined individually.However
  • reception ACC effervescent tablets in a solution, it is desirable to increase the amount of fluid flowing into the body to better liquefy sputum.
  • People with atopic allergic bronchitis and asthma drug is used with caution, under constant functional control of the airway.
  • Effervescent tablets ACC in its composition contain carbohydrates, which will necessarily be taken into account in patients with diabetes mellitus.
  • dissolving tablets can be only in a glass.
  • Acetylcysteine ​​does not affect the possibility of concentration of attention and speed of psychomotor reactions.

Pharmacies ACC effervescent tablets without a prescription.In case of doubt or questions regarding their admission you should consult with your doctor.

Overdose

With a significant excess of the recommended therapeutic dose of the drug may develop symptoms of its side effects from the digestive tract and central nervous system.In case of overdose gastric lavage is performed, bowel detoxification and common activities with symptomatic therapy.

Analogs ACC

For drugs with similar therapeutic effects include potassium iodide, Ambroxol, Sudafred, Fluifort, Lasolvan bromhexine.

Terms and conditions of storage

Shelf life effervescent tablets ACC is 3 years from date of manufacture.Keep necessary in the dark, place inaccessible to children at an air temperature not higher than + 25 ° C

ACC effervescent tablets price

ACC 100 effervescent tablets 100 mg;plastic tuba 20 pieces - from 180 rubles.

ACC 200 effervescent tablets 200 mg;plastic tuba 20 pieces - from 210 rubles.