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.
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:
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.
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:
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.
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:
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.
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:
Determining whether contraindications to the use of effervescent tablets ACC should be carried out prior to its use for therapeutic purposes.
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:
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.
Effervescent tablets ACC generally well tolerated when administered in the form of a solution may develop a number of side effects, which include:
In the case of the onset of symptoms of adverse reactions, use of the drug should be discontinued, and seek medical advice.
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:
Pharmacies ACC effervescent tablets without a prescription.In case of doubt or questions regarding their admission you should consult with your doctor.
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.
For drugs with similar therapeutic effects include potassium iodide, Ambroxol, Sudafred, Fluifort, Lasolvan bromhexine.
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 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.