Teva

Effervescent tablet 200 mg 
(white to light yellow, flat with a notch on one side, Ø 20 mm, citrus flavor)

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using this medicine. It contains information that is important to you.

– Save this leaflet, you may need to read it again.

– If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

– This medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not give it to others. It can harm them, even if they show signs of illness similar to yours.

– If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This also applies to any side effects not mentioned in this information. See section 4.

In this leaflet: 
1. What Acetylcysteine ​​Teva is and what it is used for 
2. What you need to know before you use Acetylcysteine ​​Teva 
3. How to use Acetylcysteine ​​Teva 
4. Possible side effects 
5. How to store Acetylcysteine ​​Teva 
6. Package contents and other information

1. What Acetylcysteine ​​Teva is and what it is used for

Acetylcysteine ​​Teva contains the active substance acetylcysteine, which dissolves tough mucus so that it becomes thinner and thus easier to cough up.

Acetylcysteine ​​Teva is used for prolonged tracheal problems with viscous mucus ( chronic bronchitis ).

Acetylcysteine ​​contained in Acetylcysteine ​​Teva may also be approved for the treatment of other conditions not mentioned in this leaflet. Ask your doctor, pharmacist, or another healthcare professional if you have any further questions, and always follow their instructions.

2. What you need to know before you use Acetylcysteine ​​Teva

Do not use Acetylcysteine ​​Teva

  • if you are allergic to acetylcysteine ​​or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).

Warnings and cautions

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Acetylcysteine ​​Teva:

  • If you have asthma and/or have had previous convulsions in your trachea, tell your doctor before using Acetylcysteine ​​Teva.
  • if you get skin and mucous membrane reactions, stop using Acetylcysteine ​​Teva immediately and consult a doctor.

Other medicines and Acetylcysteine ​​Teva

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medicines.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.

Limited experience of use during pregnancy. It is unknown whether Acetylcysteine ​​Teva passes into breast milk. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.

Driving and using machines

No known effect on the ability to drive or use machines.

You are responsible for assessing whether you are fit to drive a motor vehicle or perform work that requires increased vigilance. One of the factors that can affect your ability in these respects is the use of drugs due to their effects and/or side effects. Descriptions of these effects and side effects can be found in other sections. Read all the information in this leaflet for guidance. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Acetylcysteine ​​Teva contains sodium and aspartame (E 951)

Acetylcysteine ​​Teva contains 191 mg sodium (the main ingredient in table salt/table salt) per effervescent tablet. This corresponds to 10% of the maximum recommended daily intake of sodium for adults. Consult a doctor or pharmacist if you need to take 2 effervescent tablets or more effervescent tablets daily for a long period of time, especially if you have been prescribed a low-salt (sodium-poor) diet.

Acetylcysteine ​​Teva also contains 20 mg of aspartame per effervescent tablet. Aspartame is a source of phenylalanine. It can be harmful if you have phenylketonuria (PKU), a rare, inherited disease that leads to the accumulation of high levels of phenylalanine in your body.

3. How to use Acetylcysteine ​​Teva

Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure.

The usual dose for adults is 1 effervescent tablet dissolved in a ½-1 glass of water 2-3 times a day.

Dose one is determined by the doctor, who adjusts it individually for you.

Use for children and adolescents

There is no relevant use of Acetylcysteine ​​Teva for children.

If you forget to use Acetylcysteine ​​Teva

Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Stop using Acetylcysteine ​​Teva if any of the following occur and contact a doctor immediately :

  • swelling of the face, tongue, or throat
  • difficulty swallowing
  • rash
  • breathing difficulties.

Other side effects that may occur:

Common (may affect more than 1 user in 100):

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea.

Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people):

  • Abdominal pain
  • Cramps in the trachea.

Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people):

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Swelling of the mucous membranes of the mouth and throat ( angioedema ).

Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly to the Medical Products Agency, www.lakemedelsverket.se. By reporting side effects, you can help increase drug safety information. Postal address

5. How to store Acetylcysteine ​​Teva

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

Do not store above 25 ° C.

Close the package tightly. Moisture sensitive.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after EXP. The expiration date is the last day of the specified month.

Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

6. Contents of the packaging and other information

Content declaration

  • The active substance is acetylcysteine. Each effervescent tablet contains 200 mg of acetylcysteine.
  • The other ingredients are anhydrous citric acid, sodium bicarbonate, adipic acid, povidone, micronized adipic acid, aspartame (E 951), citrus aroma.

What the medicine looks like and the contents of the pack

Acetylcysteine ​​Teva effervescent tablet is white to light yellow, flat with a notch on one side, with citrus flavor.

The plastic tube with 20 effervescent tablets. 
Pack sizes: 20, 100 (5×20) and 300 (3x5x20) effervescent tablets 
Not all pack sizes may be marketed

Muhammad Nadeem

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