Gluton 600mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Gluton 600mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gluton 600mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Gluton 600 MG Description

Gluton 600 mg tablet contains acetylcysteine which belongs to a class of medicines known as mucolytics (medicines which make the mucus less thick and sticky). It is used as adjuvant therapy in various...
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ContainsAcetylcysteine(600.0 Mg)
ClassificationCOUGH COLD PREPARATION
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Uses of Gluton 600 MG

Gluton 600 mg tablet is used as adjuvant therapy in respiratory tract diseases such as bronchitis, emphysema, bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis associated with excessive mucous secretion.

Contraindications of Gluton 600 MG

  • If you are allergic to Acetylcysteine or any ingredients of the tablet.
  • Gluton 600 mg tablet should not be used in children below 14 years of age.

Side effects of Gluton 600 MG

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Low blood pressure
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Itching
  • Rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Gluton 600 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Gluton 600 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited safety data on the use of Gluton 600 mg tablet during pregnancy. Hence, this medicine must be used in pregnant women only if prescribed by a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Gluton 600 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if acetylcysteine is secreted in breast milk. To avoid any harm to the new-born baby, avoid taking this medicine while breastfeeding unless prescribed by a doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Gluton 600 mg tablet?
A:
Gluton 600 mg tablet is less likely to affect your driving abilities.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Gluton 600 mg tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Gluton 600 mg tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any difficulty in breathing, stop the medicine immediately.
  • You have a history of ulcers and asthma.
  • You experience any rashes or lesions on the skin or mucous membranes after taking this medicine.
  • You have any history of intolerance to histamine, then you should avoid long term treatment.
  • During the initial days of treatment, you may experience an increase in the secretions of airways and lungs. You should contact your doctor in case you experience any discomfort. Gluton 600 mg tablet ...
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Mode of Action of Gluton 600 MG

How Does It Work?

Gluton 600 mg tablet contains acetylcysteine that is a derivative of a natural amino acid L-cysteine. It acts by thinning the mucus and making it easier to cough out and relieve the airways.

Directions for Use of Gluton 600 MG

  • Take Gluton 600 mg tablet as advised by your doctor before or after your meals
  • Add the tablet in half glass of water and allow it to dissolve completely
  • Wait till the solution becomes clear. Stir and drink immediately

Interactions of Gluton 600 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Gluton 600 mg tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Cough suppressants should not be used at the same time while using this medicine as it can alter the way this medicine works.
  • Activated charcoal can reduce the action of this medicine. Concomitant use is not advised.
  • Antibiotics should be taken with a minimum gap of 2 hours with Gluton 600 mg tablet
  • Concomitant use of Glyceryl trinitrate a medicine used for heart-related disorder along with Gluton 600 mg tablet can cause low blood pressure.

Storage and disposal of Gluton 600 MG

  • Store Gluton 600 mg tablet at room temperature away from moisture and sunlight
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets

Dosage of Gluton 600 MG

Overdose

You may experience symptoms such as nausea, vomiting or loose motions. In case of an overdose, reach out to your doctor.

Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose of Gluton 600 mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is already time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the normal dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Gluton 600 mg tablet an effective medicine? Does it have any other benefits?

A: Gluton 600 mg tablet is being used as a mucolytic for a long time in lung and airway diseases and effectively reduces mucus secretion and improves other symptoms. It has excellent antioxidant properties that can be helpful for other disease conditions. Consult your doctor for more information.

Q: Is there anything else I need to know before using Gluton 600 mg tablets?

A: You must not take this medicine within 2 hours of taking an antibiotic. Cough suppressants and medicines to treat high blood pressure should be avoided or used with caution while taking Acetylcysteine. The tablets smell of sulphur (or rotten eggs) which is very pungent. Make sure you do not throw away the tablet thinking it is spoiled.

Q: Is Gluton 600 mg tablet an antibiotic medicine?

A: No, it is not an antibiotic medicine. It belongs to a class of medicines called mucolytics.

Q: How should I take Gluton 600 mg tablet, before or after a meal?

A: It can be taken with or without food, as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Is it safe to give Gluton 600 mg tablet to my 6 months old baby?

A: No, you should not give this medicine to your baby. Discuss with a child specialist before giving any medicine to your baby as their organs are sensitive and not fully developed.
Product Details
Brand
GLUTON
Expires on or After
30/12/2021

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