Acc 200mg Effervescent Tablets 25s

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Acc 200mg Effervescent Tablets 25s ACC 200 belongs to the mucolytic group of medicines. This drug contains an active substance called acetylcysteine and it works by breaking disulfide bond between gel-forming mucins, therefore reducing mucus viscosity, and facilitating expectoration. ACC 200 is used to treat respiratory disorders accompanied by increased mucus production....
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Acc 200mg Effervescent Tablets 25s

ACC 200 belongs to the mucolytic group of medicines. This drug contains an active substance called acetylcysteine and it works by breaking disulfide bond between gel-forming mucins, therefore reducing mucus viscosity, and facilitating expectoration. ACC 200 is used to treat respiratory disorders accompanied by increased mucus production.

Precautions

  • It should be avoided in patients allergic to the active substance (acetylcysteine). If you are experiencing symptoms of an allergy, such as:
    • itching of the skin,
    • redness of the skin,
    • swelling of the face,
    • swelling of the tongue contact your doctor immediately.
  • ACC tablets should be avoided in patients with liver or kidney disorders, because it can worsen symptoms in these patients.
  • It may be used only with extra precautions in patients with stomach or duodenal ulcer.
  • Also it can be used only with extra precautions in patients with asthma.
  • Should be avoided in children under the age of 2.
  • It may be used only with extra precautions in patients with diabetes.
Keep in mind that the this drug can cause (though very rarely), so-called Steven-Johnson syndrome (a life-threatening skin disorder). Steven-Johnson syndrome is characterized with blisters on the skin. These blisters will eventually flake off and leave sores. Tell your doctor if you spot changes on your skin.

Use during pregnancy and breastfeeding

It may be used during pregnancy only if the benefit to the mother outweighs the risk to the child. Consult your doctor about the benefits and risks of using this medication during pregnancy. There is no data whether ACC 200 passes into breast milk. Avoid breast-feeding while using this medicine.

Use and Dose

ACC 200 effervescent tablets should be placed in a glass of water (150 ml) and allowed to be dissolved completely. This solution should be drunk immediately.

Dosage

Age Dose
Patients above the age of 14 years One ACC 200 effervescent tablet dissolved in a glass of water, 2-3 times a day (every 12 or 8 hours)
Children aged 6-14 years One effervescent tablet dissolved in a glass of water, 2 times a day (every 12 hours)
Children aged 2-6 years 1/2 (half) of ACC 200 effervescent tablet dissolved in a glass of water, 2 times daily (every 12 hours)
Children under the age of 2 years It is not recommended use this drug in children younger than 2 years of age
ACC 200 should be taken after a meal! It should not be used for more than a week.

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include:
  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • diarrhea,
  • abdominal pain.
If you experience these symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.

Use with other medicines (Interactions)

It should be avoided in combination with the following medicines:
  • Antitussives (medicines used to suppress coughing) such as:
    • morphine,
    • codeine,
    • hydrocodone,
    • dextromethorphan,
    • pholcodine,
    • pentoxyverine,
    • butamirate,
    • pipazetate,
    • benzonatate and others. These medicines suppress coughing and concomitant use of ACC 200 with these medicines may lead to mucus accumulation and cause side effects.
  • Antibiotics such as:
    • gentamicin,
    • amikacin,
    • streptomycin,
    • cefuroxime,
    • cefazolin,
    • cephalexin,
    • ceftazidime,
    • penicillin,
    • doxycycline (Dovicin) and others. ACC 200 could increase the effect of these medicines.

ACC 200 side effects

This drug could cause the following side effects:
  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • diarrhea,
  • abdominal pain,
  • ringing in ears,
  • headache,
  • heartburn,
  • allergy and others.
If you experience any of the abovementioned side effects, contact your doctor.

No more returns on international orders

Please note that due to new Covid-19 related rules, the South African Government no longer allows returns of medicines from abroad. If your parcel is refused entry into your country and marked "Return-to-Shipper", we will not be able to receive your returned parcel. Instead it will be destroyed by the S.A Customs Department upon arrival.

How to return an item from within South Africa

If you need to return an item, please follow these simple steps

28 day cooling off period

If you would like to return an item please notify us within 14 days of your order being delivered. You then have a further 14 days to return the item back to us. This gives you a maximum of 28 days in total to return an item.

You can contact us by completing the form on our contact us page, selecting 'returns' from the drop-down menu. Alternatively, you can notify a member of our Customer Care team on 011 568 3064.

Please note that we are unable to accept returns for the following unless they are damaged or faulty:

  • Perishable items.
  • Unsealed items with a protective seal due to health protection or hygiene reasons.
  • Medicinal products or services that are dispensed on prescription.

Please note, this does not affect your statutory rights.

Where do I send returns?

Once our Customer Care team have been notified, please arrange postage to:

F.A.O: Returns Department
25 Adderley St
Cape Town City Centre
Cape Town
8000
South Africa.

Unfortunately, we're unable to cover the costs of returning your items and cannot be liable for any damages incurred during transit. Please ensure they are properly secured and packaged and we'd recommend sending all returns via a recorded delivery service.

How long will it take to process my refund?

We aim to process your refund within 3-5 working days of receiving your item, however it can take up to 30 days to receive the refund via the original payment method.

Once you've cancelled the contract, you have a legal 'duty of care' to keep the items in a good condition and return them at your expense. We are entitled to deduct an amount from the refund to reflect any loss of revenue in the value of goods supplied which may be 100%, if the loss is the result of unnecessary handling of the goods by you.

In accordance with the Consumer Protection Act, Regulations 68 of 2008, we will refund you the full amount paid for the items returned within 14 days of receipt of the notice of cancellation.

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