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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.

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

    If you take more than the recommended dose of Expectorants or Mucolytics, please seek medical advice immediately. The information provided on this page does not replace information from your healthcare professional. Please consult your healthcare professional for more information.

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