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A cough is a natural reflex that happens when your body needs to clear mucus or irritants out of your airways.1-3 Coughing now and then is normal, but sometimes a cough can be a symptom of an underlying problem, like an illness or allergy.1,2,4
Common causes of an acute cough (lasting less than 3 weeks):1-4
Common causes of a chronic cough (lasting longer than 8 weeks in adults or 4 weeks in children):4,5
Find out more about the symptoms of colds and flu.
Wet cough: A type of cough where phlegm or mucus is produced from the respiratory tract.2,6,7 It’s also known as a productive cough.2,6,7
Dry cough: A type of cough where little or no mucus is produced from the respiratory tract.2 A dry cough usually causes itching, scratching or tickling feelings in the throat.2,3 Because not much mucus or phlegm is produced, it’s also known as a non-productive cough.2
Learn more about the different types of cough.
ACC® relieves mucus congestion in the airways1-3
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[S1] ACC® 600 (effervescent tablets). Reg. No.: 45/10.3/0229. Composition: Each effervescent tablet contains 600 mg acetylcysteine. ATC Code: R05CB01.ACC® Oral Solution
[S1] ACC® 20 mg/ml Oral Solution. Reg. No.: 48/10.3/0261. Composition: Each 1 ml of ACC 20 mg/ml ORAL SOLUTION contains 20 mg acetylcysteine. ATC Code: R05CB01.ACC® 200
[S1] ACC® 200 (effervescent tablets). Reg. No.: 29/10.2.2/0753. Composition: Each ACC 200 effervescent tablet contains: 200 mg acetylcysteine. Pharmacological Classification: A10.3 Medicines acting on the respiratory system – other.
For full prescribing information refer to the Sandoz Professional Information approved by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA).
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