What you need to know before you take ACC Long
Do not take ACC Long:
– if you are allergic to acetylcysteine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in
– if you have a gastric ulcer;
– due to the large content of the active substance, ACC Long should not be used in children under
the age of 14.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using ACC Long.
If you are on a salt-free diet, you must consider the sodium content of the medicine, as ACC Long
contains sodium compounds (see section “ACC Long with food and drink”).
Patients with a history of bronchial asthma or peptic ulcer must be careful when using acetylcysteine.
In very rare cases, severe skin reactions, such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome and Lyell’s syndrome
have been reported in connection with using acetylcysteine. If changes occur on the skin or mucous
membranes, immediately talk to a doctor and stop using acetylcysteine.
Using acetylcysteine, especially at the beginning of treatment, may cause loosening of phlegm and an
increase in the amount of bronchial secretion. If you are unable to cough out sufficient quantities of
phlegm, the doctor will implement suitable measures.
Other medicines and ACC Long
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other
How to take ACC Long
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told
you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
For loosening phlegm (secretolysis) in the case of acute upper respiratory tract diseases:
Adults and adolescents starting from the age of 14
1/2 effervescent tablets of ACC Long twice a day or one effervescent tablet once a day (corresponds to
600 mg of acetylcysteine per day)
In the case of mucoviscidosis (hereditary disease)
Patients with mucoviscidosis weighing over 30 kg may use up to 800 mg of acetylcysteine per day if
Duration of use
The duration of use depends on the type and severity of the disease and is determined by a doctor.
If you feel that the effect of ACC Long is too strong or too weak, talk your doctor or pharmacist.
If you take more ACC Long than you should
In the case of an acetylcysteine overdose, you may develop diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting.
If overdose symptoms occur, talk to a doctor.
If you forget to use ACC Long
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
How to store ACC Long
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not store at a temperature higher than 30 °C and protect from moisture and light.
After taking out a tablet, tightly seal the tube!
This medicine does not require any special storage conditions.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to
the last day of that month.
Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to
throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.
Contents of the pack and other information
What ACC Long contains
– The active substance is acetylcysteine.
– The excipients are ascorbic acid (vitamin C), citric acid, lactose monohydrate, D-mannitol,
sodium carbonate, sodium citrate, sodium cyclamate, sodium bicarbonate, saccharin sodium,
What ACC Long looks like and contents of the pack
PP tubes with a PE cap or sealed triple-layer foil (polyethylene + aluminium + paper) sachets in boxes.
The packages contain 10 effervescent tablets.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact your doctor.
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please contact your General Practitioner if appropriate regarding this product.
Packed for Europe market, that means the box and (or) information leaflet sometimes are only in Russian / Polish / Lithuanian or other language. In this case please refer to this listing description. Everything important is translated here.
The picture is for illustration only. The packaging can be changed by the manufacturer. The box in package will be folded flat.