What is the use of mucolytic?
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Also asked, what is an example of a mucolytic?
Mucolytic drugs available include acetylcysteine, ambroxol, bromhexine, carbocisteine, erdosteine, mecysteine, and dornase alfa.
Likewise, what is the best mucolytic? Some of the more common types of mucolytics include:
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)
- Pulmozyme (dornase alfa)
- Hyperosmolar saline.
- Mannitol powder.
Similarly one may ask, when should I take mucolytic?
Mucolytics work best when they are taken regularly. Carbocisteine and erdosteine are usually taken twice a day by adults. Your doctor may stop these medicines if you have taken them for one month and they don't seem to be helping your symptoms.
How long can you take mucolytic?
The studies used a variety of mucolytic drugs, including N-acetylcysteine, carbocysteine, and erdosteine and lasted from two months to three years. Mucolytics were taken by mouth between one and three times per day.