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Acetylcysteine 20% Solution, USP, 30 ml Rx

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Product Description
Acetylcysteine 20 percent Solution, USP can be used as a mucolytic or as an antidote to acetaminophen. It functions as a mucolytic agent, removing mucus and allowing regular breathing to occur. This sterile, unpreserved fluid is not intended for injection.
Who is Acetylcysteine 20% Solution, USP, 30 ml for?
Cats, dogs and other animals prescribed by your veterinarian.
Why use Acetylcysteine 20% Solution, USP, 30 ml?
This medicine is an adjuvant therapeutic option for animals with aberrant, viscid, or inspissated mucus productions. Furthermore, this medicine can be used to treat acetaminophen intoxication.
How does Acetylcysteine 20% Solution, USP, 30 ml work?
With the help of naturally occurring amino acids, this solution removes and clears blocked mucus. This activity aids in the improvement of breathing.
Hospira, Inc.
Active Ingredients(s):
Acetylcysteine. Each ml contains acetylcysteine 200 mg, edetate disodium and dihydrate .5 mg. Contains sodium hydroxide and may contain hydrochloric acid for ph adjustment.
How is Acetylcysteine 20% Solution, USP, 30 ml sold?
20% Acetylcysteine Solution, USP, 30 ml vial
What are the side effects of Acetylcysteine 20% Solution, USP, 30 ml?
Nausea and vomiting are possible side effects. Acetylcysteine has a harsh sulfur odor and has an unpleasant taste. The animal may drool as a result of the unpleasant taste. This medicine has been reported to interact with activated charcoal. This medicine may interact with other drugs. To rule out any interactions, talk to your veterinarian about any other medications your pet is on. There are no documented side effects from using acetylcysteine as an antidote to treat acetaminophen intoxication. Because this medicine might produce lower airway spasms, it should be used with caution in animals suffering from lung disorders that cause spasms. If an animal has a known hypersensitivity or allergy to the medicine, do not give this medication. When used as directed by a veterinarian, acetylcysteine is deemed safe and effective. However, some animals will have negative responses.
What special precautions are there?
Do not inject this medication. Keep away from animals and children.
What to do if overdose?
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Acetylcysteine 20% Solution, USP, 30 ml?
Store between 68 and 77 degrees Fahrenheit (20 and 25 degrees Celsius). Refrigerate between 36 and 46 degrees Fahrenheit (2 and 8 degrees Celsius) after opening the package. After 96 hours, throw away the opened vial. A color change is possible, but it has no bearing on efficacy.
Helpful Tips:
Every animal requires a different dosage and time of therapy with this drug. Always consult a veterinarian before using to avoid any possibly dangerous reactions and to safeguard the animal`s safety. Even if the animal appears to be doing better after the vet suggests a treatment course, make sure to finish the full prescription. This step will aid in the prevention of relapses.
Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.