Carbocisteine is amucolytic agent for the adjunctive therapy of respiratory tract disorderscharacterised by excessive, viscous mucus including chronic obstructive airwaysdisease.
Adults including elderly:
Dosage is based upon an initial daily dosage of 2250 mg Carbocisteine in divided doses, reducing to1500 mg daily in divided doses when a satisfactory response is obtained.
This formulation is not recommended for children. The normal daily dosage is 20 mg/kg body weight individed doses.