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Product Details

Brand NameSolmux
FormatOral Drops, Pediatric Syrup, Adult Suspension, Capsule

What is the medicine used for?

These medicines are used for the relief of cough characterized by excessive or sticky sputum or phlegm to help treat respiratory tract disorders such as acute or chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). They are also used in the treatment of otitis media with effusion and glue ear.

What is in the medicine?

Each mL syrup (oral drops) contains:

Carbocisteine 40 mg

Each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) pediatric syrup contains:

Carbocisteine 100 mg or 200 mg

Each 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) forte adult suspension contains:

Carbocisteine 500 mg

Each capsule contains:

Carbocisteine 500 mg

This medicine contains carbocisteine, a medicine that causes phlegm to be less thick and sticky and thus easier to cough up and expel.

How much and how often should you use this medicine?


Age Group

Oral Carbocisteine Dose

Every 6 hours

Every 8 hours

40 mg/mL Syrup (Oral Drops)

100 mg/5 mL Pediatric Syrup

200 mg/5 mL Pediatric Syrup

500 mg/5 mL Forte Adult Suspension

500 mg Capsule


1 to 2 years


2 to 3 years

5 mL

(1 teaspoonful)

2.5 mL

(1/2 teaspoonful)

4 to 7 years

10 mL

(2 teaspoonsful)

5 mL

(1 teaspoonful)

8 to 12 years

15 mL

(3 teaspoonsful)

7.5 mL

(1 ½ teaspoonsful)

Adults and Children over 12 years

5 mL

(1 teaspoonful)

1 capsule


Or, as recommended by  a doctor.

The contents of this site are for information purposes only and should not be construed as a substitute for professional medical advice. For diagnosis, treatment, and prescription, consult your physician and other healthcare providers. Carefully read all product labels and packaging prior to use.