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Lumenac Strip Of 10 Tablets

By LUPIN
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
231.48*
MRP 289.35
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Acetylcysteine(600.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
COUGH COLD PREPARATION

Medical Description

Lumenac Tablet is used as adjuvant therapy in various respiratory diseases associated with excessive mucous secretion. Lung and airway diseases such as bronchitis, shortness of breath (emphysema), pro...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Lumenac Strip Of 10 Tablets

Lumenac Tablet is used as adjuvant therapy in respiratory tract diseases such as bronchitis, emphysema, bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis associated with excessive mucous secretion.
contraindications

Contraindications of Lumenac Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to acetylcysteine or any ingredients of Lumenac Tablet.
  • Lumenac Tablet should not be used in children below 14 years of age.
sideEffects

Side effects of Lumenac Strip Of 10 Tablets

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

Precautions and Warnings of Lumenac Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lumenac Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if acetylcysteine is secreted in breast milk. To avoid any harm to the newborn baby, avoid taking this medicine while breastfeeding unless prescribed by a doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lumenac Tablet?
A:
Lumenac Tablet is less likely to affect your driving abilities.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lumenac Tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Lumenac Tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 the airways and lungs. You should contact your doctor if you experience any discomfort. Lumenac Tablet is less...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lumenac Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Lumenac 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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lumenac Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take Lumenac Tablet as advised by your doctor before or after your meals
  • Do not take more than prescribed by your doctor
interactions

Interactions of Lumenac Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Lumenac 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 Lumenac Tablet
  • Concomitant use of Glyceryl trinitrate a medicine used for heart-related disorder along with Lumenac Tablet can cause low blood pressure.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lumenac Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store at room temperature away from moisture and sunlight
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets
dosage

Dosage of Lumenac Strip Of 10 Tablets

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 this medicine, 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. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Lumenac Tablet an effective medicine? Does it have any other benefits?

  • Lumenac 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 Lumenac 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 Lumenac 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 Lumenac 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 Lumenac 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.

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ContainsAcetylcysteine(600.0 Mg)
UsesRespiratory tract disease with excessive mucus
Side effectsFever, headache, nausea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 30 Nov 2021 | 12:16 PM (IST)
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