Active Ingredient(s): Acetylcysteine
FDA Approved: * September 14, 1963
Pharm Company: * APOTHECON
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

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 has been used to treat lactobezoar in infants. 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 in... [wikipedia]

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