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Congestion is a feeling of "stuffiness", blockage or restricted airflow.1 It's often a symptom of illnesses that affect the upper respiratory tract, like the common cold or a sinus infection (sinusitis).1 These conditions usually make your body produce too much mucus, making your nose and sinuses feel clogged or blocked.2,3
The symptoms that come with nasal and/or sinus congestion depend on the underlying issue that’s causing it.4-6 All the conditions below can cause mucus build-up which leads to congestion, but each one has a different set of common symptoms:4-6
Find out more about colds and flu and mucus congestion:
Find out more about sinus infections and congestion:
When your nose and sinuses get plugged up with thick or sticky mucus, certain medications can help you. For example, mucolytics are medications that make the mucus thinner and less sticky, so it’s easier to blow out, leaving your nasal passages clear.8
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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