Acetadote

Active Ingredient(s): Acetylcysteine
FDA Approved: * January 23, 2004
Pharm Company: * CUMBERLAND PHARMS
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Acetadote Overview

Acetylcysteine, also known as N-acetylcysteine (NAC), is a medication that is used to treat paracetamol (acetaminophen) overdose, and to loosen thick mucus in individuals with chronic bronchopulmonary disorders like pneumonia and bronchitis.[2] It can be taken intravenously, by mouth, or inhaled as a mist.[2] Some people use it as a dietary supplement.[6][7] Common side effects include nausea and vomiting when taken by mouth.&...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Acetylcysteine
  • Injection: 20%, 6gm/30ml (200mg/ml)
  • Solution: 10%, 20%
  • Tablet: 500mg
  • Tablet, Effervescent: 2.5gm, 2.5mg, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Acetadote: (1 result)

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  • 66220-207 Acetadote 200 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Other drugs which contain Acetylcysteine or a similar ingredient: (4 results)