Active substance

Acetylcysteine* (Acetylcysteine*)


R05CB01 Acetylcysteine

Pharmacological groups


  • Secretolytics and stimulants of motor function of the respiratory tract
  • Detoxifying agents, including antidotes


Composition and form of release


Sparkling drink tablets 1 table
acetylcysteine 100 mg
200 mg
600 mg

in a plastic tube 20 pcs.; in a pack of cardboard 1 tube.

pharmachologic effect

Pharmacological effects – mucolytic, expectorant.

Dosage and administration


Inside, after eating, initially dissolved in a glass of water.

The following doses are often recommended:
– adults and adolescents over 14 years of age – 400-600 mg of acetylcysteine ​​per day, divided into 2-3 doses;
– children over 6 years old – 400 mg / day, divided into 2-3 doses;
– children 2-6 years old – 200 mg / day, divided into 2-3 doses;
– in newborns, they are used only for health reasons at a dose of 10 mg / kg under the strict supervision of a physician. Children of the first year of life are allowed to drink the resulting solution from a spoon or feeding bottle. Children from 1 to 2 years of age are prescribed 100-200 mg / day, divided into 2-3 doses, only under strict medical supervision.

Treatment of cystic fibrosis:
– children over 6 years old – 600 mg / day, divided into 3 doses;
– children 2-6 years old – 400 mg / day, divided into 4 doses;
– infants from the 10th day and children under 2 years old – 100-150 mg / day, divided into 2-3 doses under strict medical supervision.

The duration (continuity) of application depends on the characteristics of the disease. In the treatment of chronic bronchitis and cystic fibrosis, treatment can be long (up to several months).

Storage conditions of the drug N-AC-ratiopharm

In a dry place, at a temperature not exceeding 25 °C.

Keep out of the reach of children.


Shelf life of the drug N-AC-ratiopharm

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