What drugs may interact with ACC?
This medication may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects.
To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist.
Drugs with known interactions:
- Antitussives (cough suppressants)
- Activated carbon
- Ketone bodies
If you experience an adverse drug interaction, inform your doctor immediately to reevaluate your treatment plan. Approaches include dose adjustment, drug substitution, or ending therapy.
Does food or alcohol interact with ACC?
This drug may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with ACC?
This drug may interact with underlying conditions. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. Therefore, it is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have, especially:
- Active peptic ulcer disease (PUD)
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. Therefore, you should always consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.
What is the dose for an adult?
Dissolve one 200 mg tablet 2 to 3 times per day -OR- half of a 600 mg tablet twice a day or the whole tablet once a day. Do not use it for more than 5 days.
Initially, take 140 mg per kg of body weight, followed by 17 maintenance doses of 70 mg per kg of body weight given every 4 hours.
What is the dose for a child?
For children 6 to 14 years: Give one 200 mg tablet dissolved in water twice a day.
Children 2 to 5 years: Give half of a 200 mg tablet dissolve in water 2 to 3 times a day.
Do not give it for more than 5 days.
Same as the adult dose or as directed by a pediatrician.
How is ACC available?
ACC is available in in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Effervescent tablet: 200 mg, 600 mg
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to the nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.