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.

    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.
  • 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.