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Frequently Asked Questions

Solmux® is used to treat cough with phlegm and scientifically proven to:

  1. Melt phlegm, making it less thick and sticky
  2. Expel phlegm with bacteria, and
  3. Stop excess production of phlegm

The presence of bacteria in lungs may lead to further complications. It is important that it is expelled especially when you have cough with phlegm. If not treated immediately, bacteria present in the respiratory tract may lead to complications such as pneumonia and bronchitis.

Solmux® has expert lung-cleaning action which is backed up by scientific research. This allows phlegm with bacteria to be melted and easily expelled, resulting to cleaner lungs (versus placebo).

Solmux® Adult Syrup has the same scientifically-proven expert lung-cleaning action of Solmux® Capsule, but comes in liquid format for easier intake. It comes in delicious Strawberry flavor and is sugar-free.

Solmux® is best taken after meals.

You should consult your doctor for further evaluation and for the proper management of your condition.

Like any other medicine, it is always best to ask your doctor in cases where Solmux® is to be taken with other medications. Based on studies, there are no known harmful effects when it comes to this specific situation.

Generally, the use of Solmux® should not exceed one week unless otherwise directed by your doctor.

Solmux® overdose is usually associated with stomach or intestinal discomfort. Consult your doctor immediately.

Solmux® may cause unwanted side effects such as nausea, discomfort, and skin rashes, but for more than 30 years of existence, there have been very minimal reports on adverse events associated with the medication.

It is best to seek the advice of your doctor in relation to medication needed for your cough. Likewise, in any other cough medicine, the safe use of Carbocisteine (the generic name of Solmux®) by pregnant or breastfeeding women has not yet been established.

Besides the Solmux® Capsule, Solmux® Adult Suspension is available for easier intake. It has the same components as the Solmux® Capsule, but is offered in liquid format and in a delicious Strawberry flavor which is sugar-free.

Yes, diabetics can take Solmux® Adult Suspension because it is sugar-free. It is perfect for those who have issues when it comes to sugar intake.

It is best to consult your doctor to determine what type of cough you have and the best medication for it. If your cough doesn't have phlegm, then it could either be dry or allergic cough which may require a different medication.