MUCODYNE CAP 375MG
Pack size: 120 capsules
MUCODYNE CAP 375MG
Pack size: 120 capsules
Mucodyne 375 mg Capsules Carbocisteine
Mucodyne 375mg Capsules (called Mucodyne
Capsules ) contain a medicine
called carbocisteine. This belongs to a group of
medicines called 'mucolytics'. It works by
making mucus (phlegm) less sticky. This makes
the mucus easier to cough up.
Mucodyne Capsules are used for problems with
the breathing passages (respiratory tract).
These problems happen when too much
mucus is made or the mucus is too sticky.
2. Before you take Mucodyne Capsules
Do not take this medicine and tell your
× Your are allergic (hypersensitive) to carbocisteine
or any of the other ingredients of Mucodyne
Capsules (listed in Section 6 below)
Signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash,
swallowing or breathing problems, swelling
of the lips, face, throat or tongue
× You have an ulcer in your stomach or gut
Do not take this medicine if any of the above
apply to you. If you are not sure, talk to your
doctor or pharmacist before taking Mucodyne
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine
' You are pregnant, might become pregnant or
think you may be pregnant. This medicine
should not be taken during the first three
months of your pregnancy
' You are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
taking any medicine if you are pregnant or
Important information about some of the
ingredients of Mucodyne Capsules
Mucodyne Capsules contain:
' Lactose. This medicine contains lactose. This
is a type of sugar. If you have been told by
your doctor that you cannot tolerate some
sugars, talk to your doctor before taking
' Sunset yellow (E110): May cause allergic
reactions. Signs of an allergic reaction include:
a rash, swallowing or breathing problems,
swelling of the lips, face, throat or tongue
3. How to take Mucodyne Capsules
Always take Mucodyne Capsules exactly as your
doctor has told you. You should check with
your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Taking this medicine
' Take this medicine by mouth
' If you feel that this medicine is too weak or
too strong, do not change the dose yourself,
but ask your doctor
How much to take
Adults (including the elderly)
' Usual dose is two capsules, 3 times each day
' If your symptoms improve, your dose should
be lowered to one capsule, 4 times, each day
' Mucodyne Capsules are not recommended
for children. A syrup form of this medicine
called 'Mucodyne 125mg/5ml Paediatric
Syrup' is available for use in children
If you take more Mucodyne Capsules than
If you take more Mucodyne Capsules than you
should, tell a doctor or go to a hospital casualty
department straight away. Take the medicine
pack with you. This is so the doctor knows what
you have taken. If you take too many
Mucodyne Capsules, it is likely that you will get
an upset stomach (gastrointestinal disturbance).
If you forget to take Mucodyne Capsules
If you forget a dose, do not worry. Just wait
until the next dose is due. Do not take a double
dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
If you have any further questions on the
use of this product, ask your doctor or
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Mucodyne Capsules can
cause side effects, although not everybody gets
Stop taking Mucodyne Capsules and see a
doctor or go to a hospital straight away if:
' You have an allergic reaction. The signs may
include: a rash, swallowing or breathing
problems, swelling of the lips, face, throat or
Tell a doctor straight away if you notice any
of the following serious side effects:
' Blood in your vomit or black tarry stools
Talk to your doctor or a pharmacist if you
notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet.
5. How to store Mucodyne Capsules
Keep this medicine in a safe place where
children cannot see or reach it.
Do not use Mucodyne Capsules after the expiry
date which is stated on the carton after EXP.
The expiry date refers to the last day of that
Do not store above 25ºC.
Medicines should not be disposed of via
wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no
longer required. These measures will help to
protect the environment.
6. Further information
What Mucodyne Capsules contain
' Each capsule contains 375mg of the active
' The other ingredients are magnesium stearate
(E572), anhydrous collodial silica (E551),
lactose monohydrate, sodium lauril sulphate,
quinoline yellow (E104), sunset yellow (E110)
and titanium dioxide (E171)
What Mucodyne Capsules look like and
contents of the pack
Mucodyne Capsules are yellow and printed
'Mucodyne 375' in black. They are available in
blister packs containing 6, 18, 30 or 120
capsules. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and
Marketing Authorisation Holder
Sanofi-aventis, One Onslow Street, Guildford,
Surrey, GU1 4YS, UK
Tel: 01483 505515
Fax: 01483 535432
Aventis Pharma S.A., Avda. de Leganes, 62,
28925 Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain.
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