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Nacel 20% 400mg Injection

Prescription Required

Salt Composition : Acetylcysteine

Manufacturer : CELON LABORATORIES LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 50.31
Price :40
You Save :10 (20%)

1 Ampoule(s) Of 2ml


Introduction to Nacel 20% 400mg Injection

Nacel 20% 400mg injection is available in various forms, such as injections, capsules, tablets (both regular and effervescent), and oral solutions (sachet). injection is an antidote with an active ingredient called Acetylcysteine. It belongs to the medication class known as mucolytics agent. It is used to treat paracetamol overdose by protecting the liver from the damage caused by high paracetamol levels. It provides high effectiveness when administered within the initial eight hours after an overdose of paracetamol. The efficacy of the medicine may decrease over time, but within 24 hours of the overdose, it can still be helpful. Your doctor may take a blood test before starting the treatment to monitor the paracetamol level in the blood.  

Do not consume Nacel 20% 400mg injection if you are allergic to Acetylcysteine and its other ingredients. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you have asthma or difficulties in breathing, pregnant, or breastfeeding. Notify your doctor if you recently took an Acetylcysteine injection or had an adverse reaction to this medicine or if you are on a sodium diet, as this medicine contains sodium. Inform your physician if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant. Discuss more fertility concerns with your doctor. The administered volume should be modified for patients weighing less than 40kg and for individuals who require fluid restriction. 


Uses of Nacel 20% 400mg Injection

  • Treatment of Paracetamol overdose. 

Therapeutic Effects of Nacel 20% 400mg Injection

Nacel 20% 400mg injection works by restoring glutathione levels in the body, which helps detoxify harmful substances like acetaminophen (paracetamol). Increasing glutathione levels protects the liver from damage caused by acetaminophen (paracetamol) overdose.  


Interaction of Nacel 20% 400mg Injection with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Nacel 20% 400mg injection and can cause undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Nacel 20% 400mg Injection

  • Keep out of sight and reach of pets and children.
  • Do not store above 25°C.
  • Do not self-administer.

How to consume Nacel 20% 400mg Injection

Nacel 20% 400mg injection will usually be diluted in glucose or sodium chloride solution and administered as an intravenous (vein) injection by a healthcare professional in a hospital setting. Your doctor will decide the dose, route of administration, and frequency based on your disease condition and other factors.


Safety Advices for Nacel 20% 400mg Injection

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Pregnancy

  

Limited information is available on using Nacel 20% 400mg injection during pregnancy. Notify your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby think you may be pregnant. 

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Breast Feeding

  

Limited information is available on using Nacel 20% 400mg injection during breastfeeding. So, before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Constant your doctor for more information. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Nacel 20% 400mg injection is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.

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Liver

  

Inform your physician about any underlying liver disorders before taking this Nacel 20% 400mg injection and it should be used with caution in liver disease patients. Consult your physician before taking this medicine.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol while taking a Nacel 20% 400mg injection is safe. Please speak with your physician.

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Driving

  

Using Nacel 20% 400mg injection is not expected to impact your ability to drive or operate machinery significantly. However, if you experience any side effects, notify your doctor.


Side Effects of Nacel 20% 400mg Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Swelling of the lips, tongue, or face
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Wheezing
  • Pain at the injection site
  • Rash, itching
  • Flushing
  • Low or increased blood pressure
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Dizziness

Common

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Fever

Word of Advice

Follow the prescribed dosage and administration instructions provided by your healthcare professional. Inform your doctor about any known allergies or medical conditions you have before receiving a Nacel 20% 400mg injection. If you experience any unexpected or severe side effects, such as difficulty breathing or an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention. Inform your healthcare provider about any other medications or supplements you are taking to avoid potential drug interactions. Do not self-administer or adjust the dosage without proper medical guidance. If you have any type of concerns about the treatment, consult your healthcare professional for information.


FAQs

Q 1. How can I manage side effects while taking Nacel 20% 400mg injection?

If you notice any side effects while taking Nacel 20% 400mg injection, stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. Your medical professional may also recommend over-the-counter or prescription medications to help manage your symptoms. You should contact your physician if your side effects are severe or persistent.

Q 2. What is the side effect of Nacel 20% 400mg injection that has to be informed doctor immediately?

Side effects of Nacel 20% 400mg injection include swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, difficulty breathing, wheezing, pain at the injection site, rash, itching, flushing, low or increased blood pressure, rapid heartbeat, and dizziness.

Q 3. How long should I take Nacel 20% 400mg injection?

Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Follow the prescribed dosage and administration instructions provided by your healthcare professional. Only stop taking Nacel 20% 400mg injection if your doctor advises you to stop.

Q 4. How should Nacel 20% 400mg injection be used?

A well-trained physician or nurse should always inject intravenous (vein) injection into the patient. Kindly do not self-administer the Nacel 20% 400mg injection.

Q 5. What are the forms of Nacel 20% 400mg injection available in the market?

Nacel 20% 400mg injection is available in various forms, such as injections, capsules, tablets (both regular and effervescent), and oral solutions (sachet).


Fact Box of Nacel 20% 400mg Injection

Molecule Name: Acetylcysteine Therapeutic class: Antidote
Pharmacological class: Mucolytics agentIndications: Treatment of Paracetamol overdose. 

References

  1. Panpharma GmgH, Electronic medicines compendium (emc), [Revised on Dec 2019] [ Accessed on 27th May 2023],https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.3447.pdf
  2. Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc, US Food and Drug Administration, [Revised on June 2013] [ Accessed on 27th May 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2013/021539s012lbl.pdf
  3. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, NSAIDs and Antipyretic-analgesics, 7th edition, 2013, 206 - 207.
  4. M Ershad et al; N Acetylcysteine; NCBI Bookshelf; Updated on [29th June 2021]; [Accessed on 27th May 2023]; https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK537183/

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