Loviscol (Carbocisteine) Syrup (120mL) [OCTOBER 2022 EXPIRY]
Pediatric Syrup: 100 mg/5 mL Syrup.
These medicines contain the active ingredient Carbocisteine, a mucolytic agent.
Pediatric Syrup/Infant Drops: Carbocisteine (Loviscol) is used as adjunctive therapy for chronic disorders of the respiratory tract associated with excessive or viscous mucus, such as chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and otitis media with effusion including glue ear.
|2 - 5 Years||5mL (1 teaspoonful) every 6 hrs|
|6 - 12 Years||10mL (2 teaspoonful) every 8 hrs|
Patients with a history of peptic ulceration should be examined prior to carbocisteine administration to exclude the presence of an active ulcer.
Do not exceed recommended daily dose.
Pediatric Syrup/Infant Drops: Nausea, diarrhea, gastric discomfort, gastrointestinal bleeding, and skin rash have occasionally occurred.
The use of concomitant antitussive agents is not recommended.
In human studies, no interaction has been found between carbocisteine and antibiotics, antihistamines or costicosteroids.