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What is carbocisteine used for?

What is carbocisteine used for?

Carbo: Mucolytic. Thins secretions in patients with chronic pulmonary disease. Check wikipedia. ...Read more

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What does clarix carbocisteine treat?

What does clarix carbocisteine treat?

Cough medication: Carbocisteine (or carbocysteine) is used as a mucolytic. That means it thins out sputum and helps with cough symptoms. It's easier to cough out material if it's 'looser'. We don't have this medication in the U.S. - so probably someone got it from overseas? See a doc if cough or chest symptoms require... ...Read more

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Will taking carbocisteine capaules for a cough affect COC pill?

Will taking carbocisteine capaules for a cough affect COC pill?

I don't think so: Carbocisteine is not available in the US and I am unfamiliar with it. But looking it up, it appears to be an alkylation of cysteine (an amino acid) with choroacetic acid, used as a mucolytic to thin respiratory secretions. It is not a cough suppressant. This should not interfere with an oral contraceptive pill. ...Read more

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Is carbocystine safe during pregnancy im 5 months preggy and taking 3 capsule a day for my cough?

Is carbocystine safe during pregnancy im 5 months preggy and taking 3 capsule a day for my cough?

The safety: Of this drug during pregnancy has not been established. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor about available safe drugs. There are actually studies in children showing that honey works. That is safe for you! ...Read more

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I have a horrible cough and I decided to buy carbosisteine and now as I become better I spit blood in my pleghm but I don't cough anymore, help?

I have a horrible cough and I decided to buy carbosisteine and now as I become better I spit blood in my pleghm but I don't cough anymore, help?

Cough with blood: I am not familiar with this drug you are using. The streaky blood with the cough is not uncommon. Blood clots on the other hand are mare worrisome. You can gargle with warm saltwater and this will help with the dryness in the throat. Try using over the counter delsym (dextromethorphan) this will help with the cough. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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