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Mucolytics and Expectorants

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Mucolytic and expectorant Breacol, Woods, Bisolvon, Robitussin, Rhinathiol, Fluimucil Adult, Children

Mucolytics and Expectorants - Handling

How should I handle Mucolytics and Expectorants safely?

Mucolytics and Expectorants - Storage

How should I store Mucolytics and Expectorants?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#

​For mucolytic and expectorant syrups, discard the bottle 6 months after opening or if expired, whichever is sooner.

How should I dispose of Mucolytics and Expectorants safely?

​Pack mucolytics and expectorants into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.

Mucolytics and Expectorants - Additional Information

​Signs that your condition may require further medical attention include:

  • Cough with thick yellow or green phlegm or mucus, or blood
  • Fever more than 38.6⁰C 
  • Unintended weight loss
  • Drenching night sweats
  • Cough lasting for longer than 3-4 weeks
  • Development of new symptoms during self-treatment

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.

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