Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Mucil Granules
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug



  • Available in:
  • Mucil Granules
  • Language:
  • English


  • Source:
  • NPRA - National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency - Bahagian Regulatori Farmasi Negara
  • Authorization number:
  • MAL20034830, MAL20034832
  • Last update:
  • 28-05-2018

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

Consumer Medication Information Leaflet (RiMUP)



Acetylcysteine (100mg, 200mg)

What is in the leaflet

What Mucil is used for

How Mucil works

Before you use Mucil

How to use Mucil

While you are using it

Side effects

Storage and Disposal of Mucil

Product Description

Manufacturer and Product Registration


Date of Revision

What Mucil is used for

Mucil is indicated as mucolytic agent in

respiratory conditions associated with intense

secretion of hyperviscous mucus.

How Mucil


Acetylcysteine has a pronounced mucolytic

action and it works by decreasing the

mucous viscosity.

Before you use Mucil

When you must not use it

Hypersensitive to acetylcysteine or any of

the ingredients in the formulation

Children below 2 years of age

Before you start to use it

Tell your doctor if you:

Are an asthmatic patients

Are an elderly or debilitated patients with

severe respiratory insufficiency

Have history of peptic ulceration

Have diabetes

If you are not sure whether you should start

taking this product, consult your doctor.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor if you are taking any other

medicine, including any that you buy without

a prescription. You may need to use different

amounts of these medicines, or you may

need to take different medicines. Your doctor

will advise you. In particular, tell your doctor

if you take any of the following:

Charcoal, it may cause a reduction in the

absorption of acetylcysteine.

Pregnancy and lactation

Mucil should be used during pregnancy only

when clearly needed and caution should be

exercised when Mucil is administered to a

nursing woman.

How to use Mucil

Dissolve the contents of a sachet in a glass of

water and drink immediately. Avoid using a

metal container.

How much to use

As mucolytic agent:

Adult: 200mg 3 times daily

Children 2-12 years: 100mg 2-4 times daily

Or as prescribed by doctor.

When to use it

Take your medicine at the same time every


How long to use it

Continue to take your medicine as long as

your doctor tells you.

If you forget to use it

Consult your doctor or pharmacist on what

you should do if you forget to use it.

Take the missed dose as soon as you

remember. If it is almost time for your next

dose, wait until then to take the medicine and

skip the missed dose. Do not take a double

dose to make up for the missed dose.

If you use too much (overdose)

Contact your doctor immediately or go to the

Emergency Department of your nearest

hospital, if you think you or anyone else may

have taken too much of this medicine. Do

this even if there are no signs of discomfort

or poisoning. You may need urgent medical


Taking too many sachets may cause a risk of

hepatic encephalopathy (worsening of brain

function as a results of liver disease).

If you have any further questions on the use

of this product, ask your doctor or


While you are using it

Things you must do

Always take Mucil exactly according to the

instructions given to you by your doctor or

pharmacist. Check your doctor or pharmacist

if you are unsure.

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are

taking or if you have recently taken any other

medicines, including medicines obtained

without a prescription such as supplements

or traditional medicines.

Tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately

if you notice any side effects, or if the side

effects gets serious or anything else that

make you feel unwell.

If you become pregnant, or plan on

becoming pregnant while taking Mucil, tell

your doctor immediately.

If you are about to be started on a new

medicine, remind your doctor and pharmacist

that you are taking Mucil.

Things you must not do

Do not use Mucil after the expiry date

which is stated on the carton and bottle.

Do not stop taking your medicines without

consulting your doctor.

Do not give this medication to anyone else

even if they have the same condition as you.

Things to be careful of

Driving and using machines:

Mucil is not known to affect your driving

ability or operation of machineries.

However, it is advisable to check the

individual response before driving or

performing complicated tasks.

Side effects

Acetylcysteine is generally safe and well


However, tell your doctor if you have any of

these symptoms:

Common: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea,

gastralgia (pain in the stomach or abdomen)

Less common: stomatitis (inflammation of

the mouth and lips), skin rash, urticaria

(raised, itchy rash on skin), tinnitus (noise or

ringing in the ears), chills, fever, runny nose,

drowsiness, headache, and chest tightness.

If you notice any side effects not listed in

this leaflet, please tell your doctor or


Consumer Medication Information Leaflet (RiMUP)

You may report any side effects or adverse

drug reactions directly to the National Centre

for Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring by

calling Tel: 03-78835550, or visiting the

website (



Reporting Medicinal Problems / Side Effects

/ AEFI / Vaccine Safety

Storage and Disposal of Mucil


Do not store above 30°C.

Protect from moisture and light.

Keep out of the reach of children.


Medicines should not be disposed of via

wastewater or household waste. Ask your

pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no

longer required. These measures will help to

protect the environment.

Product Description

What it looks like

Mucil comes in orange granules packed in a



Active ingredient

Mucil 100: Each sachet contains 100mg


Mucil 200: Each sachet contains 200mg


Inactive ingredients

Mucil 100: Acetylcysteine, purified water,

sucrose, saccharin sodium, citric acid, sunset

yellow, orange oil, dextrose anhydrous,

orange powder.

Mucil 200: Acetylcysteine, aspartame,

purified water, sucrose, orange oil, dextrose

anhydrous, orange powder, sunset yellow,

citric acid.


Mucil 100: Packed in aluminium sachet of

5g each.

Mucil 200: Packed in aluminium sachet of

3g each.

Both Mucil 100 and Mucil 200 are supplied

in paper box of 30 sachets each.

MAL Number

Mucil 100: MAL20034830X

Mucil 200: MAL20034832X


T.O Pharma Co. Ltd.

101 Ladprao 124,

Wangthonglang, Bangkapi,

Bangkok 10310, Thailand.

Product Registration Holder

IMEKS Pharma Sdn. Bhd.

No. 5 & 9, Jalan Udang Harimau 2,

Medan Niaga Kepong,

51200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Date of revision


Serial number