Erdostin

Erdosteine INN
300 mg Capsule
Description:

Erdostin (Erdosteine) is a mucolytic drug. It is a prodrug and it becomes active after metabolism. It acts by reducing the viscosity of mucus. In addition, it has a significant antioxidant action and it inhibits bacterial adhesion to epithelial cells.


  • Composition

    Each capsule contains Erdosteine INN 300 mg.
  • Indication

    Erdostin (Erdosteine) is a mucolytic drug used in the treatment of acute and chronic respiratory diseases. It also improves the symptoms associated with short episodes of chronic bronchitis.
  • Dosage & Administration

    The usual dose of elderly patients and adults above 18 years is 1 capsule twice daily for 10 days. But study shows that in chronic cases Erdostin can be given up to 12 months or as directed by the physician.
  • Contraindication

    It is contraindicated to patients who have hypersensitivity to Erdosteine. It should not be used in patients with creatinine clearance <25ml/min, or with severe liver failure.
  • Precaution

    It should be used with caution in mild liver failure. In that case, should not exceed a dose of 300 mg per day.
  • Side Effects

    Common side effect is epigastric pain. Other side effects include headache, cold, taste alterations, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, angioedema and other skin allergic reactions.
  • Drug Interaction

  • Overdose

  • Pregnancy & Lactation

    The use of Erdosteine in pregnant or breast-feeding women is not recommended.
  • Storage Condition

    Keep in a dry place away from light and heat. Keep out of reach of children.
  • How Supplied

    Each box contains 32’s capsules in Alu-Alu blister pack.