3.3.1 Oral Mucolytics
If good hydration is insufficient to aid expectoration, consider carbocisteine.
The duration of treatment should be based on patient symptoms, and may be for only a few days during exacerbations, or on a more regular basis to maintain airways free of secretions.
Regularly review ongoing benefit.
- First Line Drugs
- Second Line Drugs
- Specialist Initiated or Recommended Drugs
- Specialist Initiated Drugs with Shared Care Guidelines
- Specialist Only Drugs
- Mixed Status